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...


Koshien Susanoo Shrine

On the other day's holiday, I visited a shrine called "Koshien Susanoo Shrine" adjacent to Hanshin Koshien baseball Stadium located in Nishinomiya.A ring called "chinowa"as shown in the photo was set up in the precincts, and it is said that if you pass through this ring as instructed, you can receive the benefits of disease-free.I wished the vanish of corona virus from the earth and the best healt...


Limited Express Hamakaze

It is a diesel powered express train operated by West Japan Railway, runs between Osaka and Tottori. Between Osaka and Tottori, this train stops at Kobe, Akashi, Himeji, Takeda, Wadayama, Kasumi, Hamasaka etc.The attached picture was taken at Wadayama station on a day of the late July in 2013. The name plate on the front of the train shows Takeda Castle Ruins, posted on this blog, has become a fa...


Limited Express Kuroshio 283 Series

The photo attached taken at Shin-Osaka station is a limited express train "Kuroshio" 283 series, operated by JR West.I rode this train to visit Kumano Taisha, one of the oldest and sacred shrines in Japan, in the summer of 2016.This express train runs between Kyoto and Shirahama / Kii Katsuura / Shingu in Wakayama Prefecture.Especially in summer, a lot of people use this train to go to Shirahama, ...


Limited Express Kuroshio 289 series

After visiting Kumano Taisha, I returned to Kii Tanabe station by bus, and then rode the limited express Kuroshio(289 series) to go back to Osaka.I took some photos of the Pacific Ocean seen from a car window of Kuroshio.Unfortunately it was cloudy on the day, but I enjoyed the beaulful and wide view of the Pacific Ocean very much!...