One of the daily photo themes on G+ is is #blastfromthepast Thursday. A look back 43 years at some (but not all) photos taken at the 1970 World Exposition in Osaka, Japan.
|A mix of shapes and architectures|
|Fuji Group Pavilion
Inflatable buildings seemed to be popular in the 1970s
This reminds me of a caterpillar
Showing off our space hardware (this is 1970)
|More USA space stuff|
|More USA space stuff
They did have some cultural exhibits too but this was a big draw
|It was quite warm when I attended the Expo and it was nice to see a man-made stream where
folks could cool their feet.
Hard to imagine that these three girls are now middle aged women
|USSR pavilion at dusk|
|Our ship pulled into Osaka for repairs which was fortuitous since the Expo was underway
Liberty in Japan!
I liked this design
|The former USSR
Not to be outdone in size
Note how long the line is. There was plenty of socialist art to see inside.