Turning Japanese (Part III - Rooftop Garden, Oasis in the City)

Turning Japanese (Part III - Rooftop Garden, Oasis in the City)

Osaka City is a concrete jungle.  For most of the day, I was surrounded by concrete, steel, glass and don't forget Japanese food which was actually not so bad.   

However, in the third largest city in Japan, after Tokyo and Yokohama, there is an oasis in the form of a rooftop garden.

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Turning Japanese (Part I - Osaka Castle)

Turning Japanese (Part I - Osaka Castle)

Knowing that there would be no cherry blossoms on this trip to Japan, I decided to keep an eye out for other interesting plants instead.

First up was the Camelia sasanqua, a most welcome colorful sight after surfacing from the Osaka subway on our way to the Osaka castle.

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