Travel@HamHamFarm - The World, Here We Come!
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Japan 

(Osaka, Kyoto, Mt. Fuji and Tokyo)

(05 Jul 2008 - 18 Jul 2008)

Osaka Castle, Tempozan Habour Village & WTC

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We visited Osaka Castle, Tempozan Habour Village, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (see separate album) and WTC Cosmotower today. Before we embarked the trip, we headed for the Tourist Visitor centre located in Namba to purchase the 2 Day Osaka pass.

For details of the pass, visit this link http://www.pia-kansai.ne.jp/osp/en/03b.php


Ohayo (Good Morning)!


Friendly hotel Staff replenishing food…



This is a trouser press…. How to use it man??
Vance: Trust ME to get it working ;)



Commonly found arcade centres in Japan where you play with
lots of small metal balls in the machines….
Wanted to go in to explore further but was put off by the pungent cigarette smoke…







Photocopier and fax machine inside convenience stores…



Osaka Visitor Information Centre located in Namba...



Brought the Osaka Unlimited 2 Day Pass from the Tourist Information Centre.
This pass includes unlimited ride for Osaka City Subway, New Tram and Bus.
Includes free admission to 27 popular sightseeing spots in Osaka and discount at 13 popular spots.
Cost : JPY2,700 (S$35) each.



Advertisements in train stations...
Vance: When you see Dogs (Picture or in "Person"), Fiona is _unstoppable_!



Ladies only cabin during peak hours... It’s really a good suggestion, hopefully LTA implements this in Singapore...
Vance: Singapore has a LONG WAY to go before we see these implemetations. Think: $$$




Advertisements out of the box...



Advertisements for graveyards...


 



Recycling starts from the moment you throw rubbish away...



Outside NHK Building...



Outside Osaka Police HQ Building...


Separate cyclist lane... Can Singapore implement this instead of squeezing the pedestrians and cyclists together??
Vance: Again... the "LONG WAY TO GO" for Singapore applies to this as well!



Vending machine for admission tickets to Osaka Museum...
Vance: We are in Vending Machine Land! I actually like interacting with Machines... somehow! :)



Outside of Osaka Castle Museum...



Osaka Skyline at a glance...



View from Osaka Castle Museum...



Exhibits displays that tells the history of Osaka Castle...



*Roar*

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Travel@HamHamFarm - The World, Here We Come!

Japan 

(Osaka, Kyoto, Mt. Fuji and Tokyo)

(05 Jul 2008 - 18 Jul 2008) 

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Osaka Castle, Tempozan Habour Village & WTC

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