Travel Blogs from Nagasaki, Japan

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Templed out!, Nagano - Matsumoto - Takayama - Kyoto - Hiroshima - Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Templed out!

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... in a traditional Ryokan complete with an onsen for bathing which was a great experience.  If anyone has ever been to Japan they will know there are certain rules involved when bathing in an Onsen, which is far too over complicated, but basically its ...

Sayonara Japan, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Sayonara Japan

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... be a lot more scenic and a little bit warmer (in temperature, not hospitality!).  So my first stop on the train was Nagasaki, the second place in Japan to be A-bombed by the Americans in the second world war just 3 days after Hiroshima was hit. The ...

Giggling..., Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Giggling...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... the city, stopping once to exchange pleasantries in English with a young boy who had been walking at my side along the street. I`d really enjoyed being in Nagasaki, and hoped that the rest of my journey around Kyushu would be just as ...

I am here!, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

I am here!

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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I don:t have much time to write (or even to find the stupid apostrophe button on this wacked japanese keyboard) but I thought that I should let everyone know that I@made it here safe and sound with pink luggage accounted for! I meet my host family in ...

Oranda!, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Oranda!

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

... we visited the Atomic bomb museum. On August 9, 1945 at 11.02 the 2nd atomic bomb fell here. It wasn't actually intended for Nagasaki, but the first target, Kokura was too cloudy, so they dropped 'fat boy' on Nagasaki instead. Like in Hiroshima, not much ...

Nagasaki (home of big thunder), Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Nagasaki (home of big thunder)

A travel blog entry by chrisharrison

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... glass windows and some religious murals, it was a bit odd walking in a Cathedral listening to organ music in Japan! Next we went to the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb museum. This was a much more visual museum than Hiroshima's, but aside from the specifics it ...

Fukuoka, Classes, and pictures, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Fukuoka, Classes, and pictures

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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... , I want to try to go back. The photographer was really good and laid back (Masami said he was famous in Nagasaki...but i think Masami:s understanding of *famous* and mine differ drastically), and all the awkwardness that went along with having to take ...

Kobe - Second Day, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Kobe - Second Day

A travel blog entry by cubnelaine

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We arrived in Nagasaki at 0800 today (our Monday—your Sunday). We plan to visit ground zero where the A Bomb was dropped and go to the museum. After that we'll just play it by ear and look around. Kobe was great. I tasted my first Kobe beef ...

*I go without I meet you...*, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

*I go without I meet you...*

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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... the scenic route to my destination. I:m really not sure what I was thinking when I decided to take an adventure through Nagasaki-maybe that being 5000 miles away and in a country that speaks a completely foreign language would allow my sense of ...

Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by trixynoden

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... international trade. This museum showed how the reintroduction of international trading has shaped the culture of Japan as it is today. Obviously, to Westerners, Nagasaki is synonymous with the Atomic bomb and today I visited the key sites. The museum ...

The Day we came back home, in the wrong century, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

The Day we came back home, in the wrong century

A travel blog entry by mitsukishiroi

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... was hearing left and right-- Hiroshima is internationally famed because of the bombing and loads of tourists came to see the museum there. Nagasaki however, seems to be quiet, quiet, quiet. Almost no tourists in the Peace Park or Museum, which I don't ...

Rotary Christmas Party, Isahaya, Japan travel blog

Rotary Christmas Party

A travel blog entry by meganchan

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We all headed to Isahaya for a Rotary organized party for everyone. It was pretty fun but we had a schedule of things to do. They brought in a cooking teacher so we cooked meat loaf and made sushi and cut up fruit and did a bunch of random food ...

Sweet Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Sweet Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by crave

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... by a black marble sarcophagus and a column, with stone circles radiating from it. Nearby is another reminder of Nagasaki's history: a column from a Catholic cathedral. Andre Arend represented Anderson's group in donating the paper cranes we'd made the ...

Sports Day, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Sports Day

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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... it.* He looked satisfied with my answer. Apparently, seeing a white person at a sports day is as rara as a pepperoni pizza in Japan (which I totally wish I had opted for rather than sushi on the plane ride over--what I wouldn:t give right now for a meal ...

On the move to Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

On the move to Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by asn75

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... that it matters to me). But today I had my first negative experience with JR (Japanese Rail), I reserved my seats for the trip to Nagasaki 3 days ago, and I got window seats a I wanted, somehow I sleep better in a train if I have a great view. I had ...

Picture shoot, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Picture shoot

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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Today was the photo shoot for the wedding advertisement. It lasted entirely too long and was full of awkward poses and head tilts. On the way to the site, Masami (the guy who coordinated all this) asked me what my father did as a profession. Knowing ...

it:s a small world after all, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

it:s a small world after all

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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As I was walking home after getting off the bus this afternoon, I passed *the park* (it:s more the size of our front yard in Lubbock) and there were three girls chasing each other and an older man walking his dog. As I approached the park, the three ...

Nagasaki day 2, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Nagasaki day 2

A travel blog entry by asn75

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... more than once. Another day greeting school children. I visited the different Atomic Bomb sites in the northern part of Nagasaki today, including the Atomic-Bomb Museum, the Memorial Hall and the explosion hypocenter. There were many school classes on ...

Nagasaki : Kota Indo di Jepang, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Nagasaki : Kota Indo di Jepang

A travel blog entry by ririe.rm

... mundur, Nagasaki jadi dibom. Menjelang akhir pesiar, pemandu mempersembahkan sebuah lagu accapella dengan penuh semangat tentang Nagasaki. Tepuk tangan pun menyambut selesainya lagu persembahan si pemandu dan feri pun merapat di pelabuhan yang berdekatan ...

Dag 6 peace park, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Dag 6 peace park

A travel blog entry by turkoois1990

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... hebben we gezellig in de woonkamer onze kleding geshowd, nagels gelakt en geklaagd over de weinig mooie mannen hier in Nagasaki. Kortom een geslaagde meidenavond. Laten we het maar niet hebben over de klerenbende die we gemaakt hadden. We hadden zowaar ...

Sightseeing in Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Sightseeing in Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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... be taking will should include a field trip with our english speaking prof). Later this afternoon, we went bowling (Nagasaki was the first to have a bowling alley in Japan). We had a good time. I would post pictures of all that went on today, but my ...

Merry Christmas Japan!, Isahaya, Japan travel blog

Merry Christmas Japan!

A travel blog entry by meganchan

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Christmas was a little different this year but it was still enjoyable because I got to spend it with my 'family' in Japan. That family is the gang of other exchange students. We stayed at Jamaica's place in Isahaya and had a great time celebrating! ...

West the pirate! ;), Sasebo, Japan travel blog

West the pirate! ;)

A travel blog entry by chibisimo

We left Vale, and our heavy bags in Osaka and continued on down to Kyushu with just out light packs. Although light is relative when you have a tent in one of them! We caught the Shinkansen as far as Hakata, and then changed to an express train to take ...

The Day of our arrival at our last destination, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

The Day of our arrival at our last destination

A travel blog entry by mitsukishiroi

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... as well as Dutch influences! Like Hiroshima, not a sign of the bomb. Though less destructive than Hiroshima's bomb, Nagasaki's bomb (which fell 3 days after Hiroshima) missed it's target by several kilometers, in a mountainous area which shielded ...

Holiday, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Holiday

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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Today was a holiday. I:m not sure what for though. My school had a festival though full of music and food from around the world. Kana and Nana decided they were thirsty while we were there, so we all paid the 300 entrance fee into the Japanese tea ...

pictures, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

pictures

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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Not much has happened recently. The weekend was a bore as my host family was sick and so we did nothing. However, I have lots of pictures I thought I:d share. see photo album for ...

Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by jramsden271

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... this morning (hungry - the ferry only had yen vending machines or overpriced restaurants...) and caught the train straight to Nagasaki. Hostel very nice, vast improvement over the last one. Visited the obligatory sights, saw the peace garden and visited ...

Nagasaki Temple Tour, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Nagasaki Temple Tour

A travel blog entry by asn75

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... same price. My back was a bit sore today as well, but nothing like yesterday, so I guess it did help. Today I went around Nagasaki looking at mainly temples, there's not much to tell, the pictures says it all. Yesterday I sent a mail to Mr Yasumasa, ...

Peace Museum, Dejima Dutch Colony, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

Peace Museum, Dejima Dutch Colony

A travel blog entry by voyager-sue

Nagasaki ...

okunchi festival, Nagasaki, Japan travel blog

okunchi festival

A travel blog entry by snuzette

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... and all of this is done to drumming and singing. Okunchi was started 400 years ago when the government began to pay nagasaki citizens a huge sum of money to denounce christianity (a threat the portuguese brought with them). The amount of money was so ...

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