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maishima yurien

Maishima is a manmade island in Osaka Bay. Last June on 27th, Adi and I went there with our friends to enjoy the full bloom of lily field. 128 more words


Maishima Lily Garden

In June I visited the lily garden in Maishima, sadly it was nearly the end of the season so a lot of flowers were past their best. 174 more words


Challenging Sunday and Lilies

When I found out about the new Lily Park in Maishima, Osaka , I suggested another meetup activity for it. I think I posted the event early May and by last Friday there were more than 40 people who registered to the event. 981 more words

Life In Japan

Maishima Incineration Plant, Osaka, Japan

One of the reasons we like Hundertwasser is because he made boring things interesting. Look at this incineration plant in Osaka, Japan. If someone asked me to guess what was this building for, I would probably guess it’s an apartment, or a hotel, or maybe a museum. 115 more words


山 yama—mountain

天保山 Tenpozan is the lowest mountain in Japan. And that’s official.

At 4.53 metres above sea level (hey, every centimetre counts!) it is undeniably low. You don’t need to worry about altitude sickness, when standing at the summit of Tenpozan. 767 more words


Isn’t this building incredible? This whimsical fantasy is the work of an Austrian architect called Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

This is one of two huge buildings, designed by Hundertwasser, on the island of Maishima in Osaka’s port area. 249 more words

Another Rain Spell

In Australia I felt cursed by the rain…

It followed me everywhere. I diverted my course down to Melbourne, wich wasnt on 34 but the roads through wagga wagga region were flooded and closed.I was told I was blessed as I brought the first rain of the year in the west coast to every town I went. 290 more words