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... is the Cenotaph for A-bomb victims. It is said to be the resting place for all the souls of those who perished in the bomb. The epitaph reads, "Let all the souls here rest in peace for we shall not repeat the evil". Just beyond this is the eternal flame with the A-bomb dome in the distance. I walked over to the A-dome. This is the iconic image that many people associate with Hiroshima. Originally the building was built in 1915 as the Hiroshima ...
... your breath away with their beauty. We made our way to the ancient Gion Shidare-zakura, a massive cherry blossom tree that is the most famous in Kyoto. We walked through the park admiring the blossoms and temples before returning to the food stands for some lunch. We opted for sweet potatoes and grilled corn, delicious.
With sometime still to view some beauty, we made our way to the Kyoto Imperial Palace. We decided to walk and did not regret it. We found ...
How do you say, yes, in Japanese? The graceful, middle-aged, Japanese woman smiled and replied, "Hai." I asked her how to say, no, in Japanese and she looked at me in bewilderment as if she had never before heard of that word or that answering that question may lead to some devastating misfortune. More so than any other place I have visited, I find that what little I know of ...
... dinner we found our way to the 'Okonomimura' which is a building full of Okonomiyaki cafes. We selected one and sat down while the ladies cooked our meals on hot plates in front of us. Most of the Japanese people we have encountered seem to like seeing a family group, and when we try some of our pidgin Japanese on them any reserve quickly disappears. The Okonomiyaki ladies were chatting with us like old friends while we ate, so we had a marvellous dinner ...
... front of the Itsukushima Shrine (when it's high tide, unfortunately the tide was on the way out when i turned up so I didn't get the full effect). What i didn't realise is that the entire shrine is built on stilts so when the tide is in the entire site would look like it's floating on the water. Talk about your fancy beach-front property! :)
When the tide started to fully recede you can walk right up to the gate and ...
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