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... bell you become part of a contribution to world peace and understanding and I found this a very moving experience
At the POW Camp and Guard Tower, concrete floors and trees are some of the remnants that remain of this Camp. It is hard to imagine that this peaceful and picturesque place once housed four thousand POWs before the Breakout in 1944.
The Cowra ...
... green countryside dotted with lots of autumn colours.Another sunny day.
Stopped at a free camp - Car Coar Dam. Paddled for an hour and half around the lake. Heaps of birds including 2 sea eagles ??.. Rolling hills , cattle and a few roos.
... War 2. The presentation is done by hologram and is really remarkable. Very real and very moving. A local girl at the time, Clare, tells the story of the Cowra Japanese POWs breakout.
The Cowra breakout was the largest prisoner of war breakout in modern military history and it happened right here in Australia, in Cowra. The Japanese code of honour required a person to commit suicide rather than be captured. For many ...
... 20 to park here when there is a free camp not far away. Yep, we're on a tight budget, so we headed into town to the information centre to find out where the POW memorials were. The lady there told us about a 24hr spot just next to the centre, we checked it out and thought why not. Yep it's near a busy road, but once again, living on CV Rd has held us in good stead for switching off to road noise. It's free, so who's complaining. We watched the very impressive ...
It was a perfect day to visit the Cowra Japanese garden and Cultural Centre, sunshine but not too hot and hardly any other tourists at the centre. The cherry blossom trees were just starting to blossom and the rest of the gardens were stunning. We ate our lunch at the tea house overlooking the Lake and it was very relaxing.
After visiting the gardens we ...
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