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We had an amazing day at Miyajima. It is a beautiful island, and we had a perfect, gorgeous day of weather. Kale was especially happy to ride the "big boat"/ferry. As soon as you get off the boat, there are deer everywhere. If you have anything that smells like food, including garbage, they will chase you for it. They even knocked over the stroller and ripped ...
... to a table and brought the barbecue cookers, there was much silence and cooking of meat. Then there was sake, and the chat grew louder. Fabulous-bargain at ¥3000. How we'd have fared without the giant's Japanese I'm not sure. He insisted he didn't know what he was doing, but knew enough to order beer, rice and 'the tasty beef' so we got plenty of food and variety. Strips of beef (Canadian, apparently, not the good Japanese stuff), fatty fish, sausage. We had a final ...
... time since the last nuclear bomb test. When we were at the museum it was only 84 days ago. We learned in Hiroshima that the atomic bomb survivors were greatly discriminated against in the decades following the war. They were shunned from pre arranged marriages and employment as people thought the "a-bomb" diseases were contagious. Many survivors became homeless and lived along the river in shacks.
We also met ...
... or two as well...even though I can't stand them at home). We stopped as a couple pet a deer and tried to decide where to go on a map when the deer walked over to Kellen and started eating the map in his hand. After a gentle struggle, the deer ripped the map in half, leaving kellen with a random section that meant absolutely nothing to us. So we followed the crowds around the bottom area of the island and stumbled upon the torri.
The torri ...
... us the most. In 1955, aged 11 Sadako Sasaki was diagnosed with leukaemia as a result of the radiation from the bomb. She decided that she was going to make 1000 paper cranes (the symbol of peace and longevity in Japan) and when she completed this she would be cured. Unfortunately Sadako was unable to complete her task, but her class mates finished the job for her. These cranes are now displayed around the Children's Peace Monument and they ...
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