Crowne Plaza ANA Nagasaki Gloverhill
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We spent today at Nagasaki. It is, of course, best known to us as one of the two Japanese cities hit with atomic bombs at the end of WWII. Historically it has been an international trading and ship building area for Japan. Because there were so many foreigners (mostly Portuguese, Dutch, and Chinese) in and out of the city over centuries it has been and still is the area in Japan with one of the largest concentration of Christians. ...
... a nearby prison with reinforced walls was smashed like a sandcastle killing the lot inside. 73000 + were killed and 2/3 of the city brought to rubble. I couldn't read on further as the mind struggles to comtempate it.
The next stop is the war museum, we went in but despite Rachelle saying we might as well go in I just couldn't face what I knew would be horrific images, I've seen enough war museums to know they can bring on nightmares. The walk ...
... affected. One last thing, Russia has the most nuclear weapons followed by the U.S. Anyhow, Linus and I have been learning a lot. Oh and did I say Nagasaki is a beautiful city? It is so green and lush. It sort of reminds us of Costa Rica. Despite what's it's been through it has been able to rebuild and thrive. I think this is what I admire about Japan and its people. They move forward. For the first time in my travels I don't have a ...
... has been making the traditional pottery since the 1600’s. I thought this would take me to the countryside, and it certainly did.. Stringent procedures with Immigration first, the whole ship ,even if they were not going ashore, so a very long procession, of disgruntled Aussies, but this is how it is, finger printed and photographed, by very intense little people… Off on our buses, at last ,and first impressions of Japan, were that it was just ...
... this one went a full circle and almost looked like a rollercoaster in it's design. We HAD to try it!! It was really fast and Dave nearly shot off round the final bend! It was so much fun though! We had to leave eventually and we caught the tram and went to find sushi for lunch. We had a look through the indoor shopping arcades which are really big. Then we found these little alleyways nearby which were full of cool looking bars. We walked around this area for ages, finding more ...