Having been on a Flickr uploading frenzy recently, I just realized that I haven’t posted anything of this year’s visit to Osaka yet. Nothing really much to post because my friends and I only spent a day there this time around.
Last year, Osaka was our home base, and Dotonbori was our nightly playground. It gave us our first experience of Japan, and I guess it’s for this reason that we remain quite fond of the place. Since we already spent last year exploring much of the city, we decided to just spend the final leg of our 10-day Japan adventure retracing our steps in vibrant Dotonbori.
Below are some snaps from my iPhone :D
We basically spent the last 24 hours of our trip stuffing ourselves silly. A highlight that night, however, was when we went to the Irish pub we chanced upon last year and a local band serenaded us with the original version of “Sukiyaki”.
They even insisted we sing along with them on stage (read: we didn’t—for the safety of everybody’s eardrums). It was a great way to end an awesome trip.
That, and trying to figure out what these creatures were supposed to be: