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... many awards. Miyuri has lived here most of her life so she has grown up with many of these famous artisans. Next stop was the grocery store so that we could stock up for the next couple of days.
The next day we explored town on our bikes – there is a ginko tree in town that is over 1000 years old. There are lovely temples and alley ways with stone walls and of course more porcelain kiln/factories to explore. That evening Miyuri picked us up and we ...
... They were essentially leveled. The bomb killed over 73,000 (out of a local population of about 240,000) and injured another 75, 000. All of the houses within 4 km of the bomb site were damaged with those within 1 km being reduced to rubble. The actual site of the bomb blast (called the hypocenter) is marked with a large black monolith and plaque. While we were there we were able to watch some of the Japanese go stand and bow at this marker. Near the marker there is ...
... 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 ...
... pieces, onward to the Kiln of a different type of pottery, made from a
pale rock, pulverised ,then mixed to clay, we saw the complete process, with
the staff still painting by hand ,brushes, so large, made of deer and goat
hair, as they have since 400 years ago, its traditional and the process is
intricate, it was the blue and white and almost cartoon figures ,this time,
nothing really outstanding here to like, but a great Family ,with many ...