Comfort Inn Hiroshima Heiwa-Odori
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... dinner, I ummed and ahhed and denied myself a sieve assuming that I would be able to drain spaghetti without it. That was a schoolboy error and lead to three nights of fingers burnt by hot pasta. The reason that this rather dull piece of information is considered blog worthy, is that instead of spending £1 on a sieve we spent £2 on his and hers ninja masks. Complete with a dressing gown ‘borrowed’ from our Osaka hotel and ...
... today - just for something different!) and then to find the Peace Memorial park, Museum and the Atomic bomb Done. (The hotel was so well situated. Many of the "must do" things are in walking distance of Mitsui Gardens) The Peace Park was easy to find and the first thing we saw was the Atomic Bomb Dome, the shell of what was an important government building back in 1945. It was almost directly under where the hateful, bloody bomb exploded. Somehow, some external walls survived and ...
... caused by the suction of dirt into the sky. The rain held radiation and caused yet more damage. The after effects had been huge:
People vomiting blood, purple spots, acute effects, central nervous system, blood marrow all affected. These effects lasted for decades and were followed by Cataracts, keloids, leukaemia and tumours. We then read about Sakako Sasaki, herself only a young girl developed cancer 10 years after the bomb had ...
... Board tram outside station for ride to ANA.
We've stepped up in the world big time with this hotel although it is not far off the same price for two nights that we've just spent on six in Osaka.
Arrive early but room is ready and we're taken up to our gigantic room. The king size bed is about as big as our last room. Wow!!
No time to sit. Decide we want to see a baseball game here if there's one on. The very beautiful bell captain ...
... we made it, yay), but it was worth the gamble: the powerful images in the museum describing the effects of the nuclear bomb on the city of Hiroshima needed to be followed by something lighter in order to end the day in good mood again.
Although Hiroshima is mostly just a token of an awful act that occured over 65 years ago, I would still recommend the visit to anybody. The lonely remains of the A-dome make quite ...
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