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... with only Japanese language and heading to a table we all looked bemused as various different dishes were bought to our table by an equally confused looking Japanese waitress stood with steaming dishes as we all looked blank as no one knew exactly what they'd ordered, one girl thought she'd ordered chicken but got fish, another got an iced espresso instead of a coke, and it seemed you got miso soup whether you liked it or not! It was a good ...
... and Arthur's optimistic prediction was showing no signs of ever eventuating, we had a very late lunch and headed back to the hotel for a hot shower and a change of clothes.
Looking up the weather forecast, it looks like it will be more of the same tomorrow, which will be our last day in Hiroshima. There are some gardens we would like to visit, so we will dress more appropriately while sloshing about in the puddles!
... to make a photo. The memorial hall is a sobering experience which demonstrates the effect of this bomb on the people who were living in Hiroshima on that day. The first effect was a light wave, then a pressure wave and heat wave all three of which affected the victims differently. There was also a huge release of radiation. The exhibition consists of quite harrowing displays of burnt school uniforms and mangled children's bicycles demonstrating the terrible ...
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Almost as soon as we got onto the island, I found myself taking a pictures of a couple of deer eating the map of a hapless tourist who hadn't been paying attention. It was quite funny to watch the deer chase after those maps in peoples hands. Clearly they were a favourite food item. Likewise, it was funny watching the deer who was adamant about entering a small cafe, while the owner tried to shoo it away respectfully.
... I have a friend who calls it the "Matrix." All I know is I don't have a long black coat and if I bend over backwards that far it would be called herniated disc, not the Matrix.
Anyway, more on the powers that be as we go along. Just to set the stage, I'm going to get a little personal with you today. Ronda and I have a huge king size bed at home and she ...