Miki Station

This is the house of Miki station of Kobe Electric Railway Ao Line in Miki city, Hyogo Prefecture.I took the picture of this house in September 2015. The house was burned down on a day of March in 2018 due to spreading flames of fire generated from an adjacent house.I have thought to visit this house again someday since I like the house's retro atmosphere, so I feel unfortunate for this incident.I...


Takeda Castle Ruins

It is the ruins of a castle built on the top of a mountain, located in Asago city, Hyogo Prefecture.It is said that the castle was built about 500 years ago. The stone walls used for the foundation of the castle are remained.I think it is not exaggerated to say that this spot is described as "Machu Picchu in Japan", taking its geographical resemblance and beautiful scenery into consideration.Depen...


Akadou sha (Red body car) Hanshin Railway

The attached raiway vehicle is called Akadou sha (Red body car), a vehicle for express service that runs on the Hanshin Railway's Mukogawa Line.The type of the vehicle was manufactured in 1970 and is scheduled to be out of operation in June of this year.Please ride on the vehicle and enjoy how very cool this vehicle is!...


Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens

Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens is one of the largest herb garden in Japan, located at a mountainous area, takes 10 minutes by a ropeway to access.The facility provides 12 herb gardens by the theme across the area in which 200 seasons flowers and herbs are blooming.In the gargen you can also relax at a restaurant that serves herbal tasted dishes and at a footbath of herbs while seeing the wide view of ...


A Yacht called "Ahodori Nisei"

In the Expo '70 park in Suita city, Osaka ,there is a yacht called "Ahodori Nisei("Ahodori" means "albatross", "Nisei" means "2nd"), owned by a Japanese man, who successfully completed a round of the world with this yacht for the first time as a Japanese man.This yacht is also registered in the Guinness Book as the smallest boat to successfully complete a round the world.It is a great achieveme...