Jul 27, 2013

An exhibition of works by woodblock artist, "Mr. Ezaki Mitsuru"

Open: 7/20(Sat.) - 7/28(Sun.) 
Time : 10:00 - 17:00 everyday  / last day 7/28(Sun.) until 15:00
Entrance fee : Free
Place : Fujiya Gallery "Hanayamomo" at Kannawa Onsen area, 
           about 20-minute bus ride from Beppu station

Further information of this exhibition is available at three FTIO offices in Beppu city.

A poster of this exhibition

At the entrance of Gallery
His works at 2F


Jul 21, 2013

Drop-by Onsen in Beppu (3)

This is located at Kannawa Onsen area (one of Beppu Hatto) --only a few minutes walk from Kannawa bus stop.  "Iroha ryokan (Japanese inn)" runs this drop-by Onsen. You can feel relax and comfortable. 

Entrance of Iroha Ryokan 

Entrance of Onsen

Take off your clothes here

Dressing place

Inside washing place

Inside bath tab 

Look over an open-air bath tab from the inside one

Outside washing place

Open-air bath surrounded with seasonal plants

You can get further information about this Onsen at Kannawa FTIO Office.


Jul 18, 2013

Beppu Today, 2013 July 16th , at the sun rise in Beppu city

It's been terribly hot here in Beppu since the rainy season was over. Taking a walk early in the morning, however, and touching the cool air on the cheeks just before the sunrise is comfortable. The following photos will give you such a nice feeling.

A fantastic sunrise view with the shimmering sunlight upon Beppu bay.

Mt. Takasaki, famous for wild monkeys, in the morning haze is on the left.

The alluvial fan feature of Beppu

The mountain surface in the sunlight

Mt. Tsurumi (1375 m), in the center, is the highest peak in Beppu. The green and lower  
   mountain in the center is Mt. Ohgi. The main area of the famous hot spring steam is on its