Japan 2013: Day 5 Leaving Osaka & Onto Kobe Part 6

DAY 5 (CON’T) Back out again! Learnt my lesson and this time round, changed to the premium light down jacket for better cover against the strong winds (since Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel is located right at the waterfront). From the pictures, Kobe Tower actually looked far from the hotel, but suprisingly, there was a … More Japan 2013: Day 5 Leaving Osaka & Onto Kobe Part 6

Japan 2013: Day 5 Leaving Osaka & Onto Kobe Part 5

DAY 5 (CON’T) Already on Part 5 as Parts 1-4 were very photo heavy entries. Got back to Sannomiya Station (1 stop from Shin Kobe) at around 515pm. Walked around the station area a bit and decided to indulge in some photography around the station area. Managed to get some shots of the rapidly darkening … More Japan 2013: Day 5 Leaving Osaka & Onto Kobe Part 5

Japan 2013: Day 5 Leaving Osaka & Onto Kobe Part 4

DAY 5 (CON’T) Downhill and to the Glasshouse next. The Glasshouse is the ‘shiny roof’ which you may have seen in my earlier pictures taken whilst on the ropeway up, and from the View Plaza right at the top. Inside the Glasshouse – to a ‘fragrant’ welcome from the flowers and fruits grown inside this … More Japan 2013: Day 5 Leaving Osaka & Onto Kobe Part 4

Japan 2013: Day 5 Leaving Osaka & Onto Kobe Part 3

DAY 5 (CON’T) Reached the end of the ropeway – which is basically the Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden. Introduction from FeelKOBE website & the official website: Kobe Nunobiki Herb Gardens are Japan’s largest herb gardens with about 75,000 herbs and flowers of about 200 kinds blooming throughout the year. There are 14 garden areas where … More Japan 2013: Day 5 Leaving Osaka & Onto Kobe Part 3