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 Aquarium Kaiyukan

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Located just beside Tempozan Habour Village, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan is one of the largest aquariums in the world. Initially we thought this is just another Underwater World (Think : Sentosa). The moment we stepped in, we realised we were so wrong as the various exhibits are simply breathtaking… especially the Pacific Ocean tank that features not one but 2 whale sharks and Spinetail mobulas (Large sized rays)… We spent several hours looking at the underwater creatures…

Admission cost = JPY2,000 per pax (Using the Osaka 2 day pass and there’s JPY100 off) [S$25]

Location: Japan - Osaka


Outside Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan...


Vending machines for admission tickets... Seems that most places of interests in Japan use such machines...


Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan here we come...


Taking photo with dummy whale shark? Not our cup of tea...


It's a long long journey to reach 8th floor...
Vance: You will know why later!


Ecuador Rain Forest's exhibits.... the fishes are huge!
Vance: I think it will take a while and a LOT of people to finish one, best served, Steamed! :P


Baby penguins...







There's King Penguin, Gentoo Penguin and Rockhopper Penguins in the Antarctica tank...


That's our favourite penguin... cos he/she seems so cute!


Tasman Sea Tank that features Pacific whitesided dolphin...


Manta ray.... Any orders for sambal stingray?
Vance: Again... this is as big as Fiona herself... will REALLY take a LONG time and LOTs of people to finish it... BBQed! :P


Here comes the whale shark!
Vance: Shark's Fin anyone?


Notice the amount of small fishes that following the whale shark for protection...


Size comparision...
Vance: Fiona you are so BIG! And oh, you look so Beautiful! :P


Spinetail mobula... It's 2.2m (female)...
Vance: That's around my height *wink*


 



It kept going in circles...


Round & round it went...
Vance: I really think I can eat this for weeks.. alone! :P


Are u done yet?


Ray : No!


Starfish...


Monterey Bay displaying Harbor seal...


Ocean sunfish... Personally I find it quite interesting as
it’s structure is significantly different from normal fishes…
Notice that the fins are very near it’s rear?


The Spinetail mobula still going round in circles...
Vance: His/Her brother took over if you didn't notice (?) :P


The 2nd whale shark...


Magnificent sight…

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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 Aquarium Kaiyukan

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