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...


Expo '70 Commemorative Park

The other day in early aug 2020, I went to Expo '70 Commemorative Park in Suita City, Osaka with my friend. The World Expo was held in Osaka in 1970, and this year is 50th anniversary since it was held.The photos show a huge art building called the Tower of the Sun built for the Expo,the height is 72m and the width is 25m. If you come to Osaka, please take a look at this art building!It is situate...


Mizuma Railway

Mizuma Railway (another called "SUITETSU") is a local train company which connects between Kaizuka station (located in Kaizuka city, Osaka Prefecture) and Mizuma Kannon Station, the distance is 5.5 km.The railway company has a very long history, began commercial operation in 1925.Main user of the railway is visitors to Mizuma Kannon(a famous temple for warding off bad luck and bring good fortune)...


Osaka Namba Station (Nankai Electric Railway)

The photos were taken at Namba Station of Nankai Railway.Nankai railway provides train transportation service between Osaka Namba and Kansai Int. Airport/Wakayama City/Koya san(the world headquarters of the Koya san Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism. UNESCO World Heritage Site).Train destination display boardLimited Express Train "Rapit". It runs between Namba and Kansai Int. Airport....


Nankai Raiways limited express train "Southern" 10000 series (old painted version)

This photo is an old painted version of Nankai Raiways limited express train "Southern" 10000 series, taken at Namba Station in October 2015.In 2015, this train was painted as an old painted version to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the founding of Nankai Electric Railway.The Southern train, consists of four free-seat vehicles and four designated-seat vehicles, runs between Namba and Wakayam...