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... devastated the city and brought the end of World War II.
I heard my grandfather visited Nagasaki to help with the rebuilding as he was in the NZ navy during the war. He never really spoke much about it specifically, except to say it was flattened. Walking around the area the bomb hit and reading about its impact was something I felt to be important, but no amount of reading about it, or hearing stories will ever prepare you for seeing it ...
We finally boarded the Shinkansen Bullet train and it is awesome! These trains are really first class. It seems like you are on an airplane inside, but it's a train. And it's such a smooth ride. We think it's very fancy! We arrived in Nagasaki which is on the island / part of Japan-of Kyushu. It is the southern most part of Japan. It is surrounded three parts by mountains and one part by sea. What's so interesting here is that on ...
... looked ready to harvest. Every space is used of course. Along the coast at first ,then inland to the town of the pottery. Firstly we walked up the narrow streets to visit a typical home, built in the 1800’s, with the matting to sleep on ,on the floors, pretty gardens, tiny kitchen, which had been replaced since then …but a small interesting place.. Walked through the back streets, seeing the homes, a lot were restored and very old, the ...
... Hakata Traditional Craft and Design Museum. There were many Hakata dolls here and the shop owner showed us many samples and told us about their history and some details about their production. The dolls are very beautiful and the authentic ones that are original in design and hand-painted are very expensive - thousands of dollars. We were directed to a famous shopping street called the Hakata Kawabata Shopping Arcade. It is a 400-meter arcade, the ...
... the whole trip, telling about the history of the area and pointing out interesting sites along the way. At times, he would sing some traditional songs from the area as he poled. We passed by many houses along the shore, wildlife including herons, turtles, and ducks, and interesting monuments, statues, and flowers. We passed under 13 bridges, some so low that we all had to duck down very low in the boat in order to avoid hitting our heads. We were on ...
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