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... with beautiful designs carved into them and manju in the shape of maple leaves. The island is also home to many deer that have become very used to humans and roam around freely near the shops and approach people in hopes of being fed. Signs ask people to refrain from feeding the deer as the unnatural diet is causing the deer to have reduced life spans. We walked through a busy shopping area, then came upon the famous red tori gate that has become an iconic symbol of Japan. ...
... for what I was about to see at the "A-Bomb Dome". As we approached the structure, I had very strong feelings. I have seen it many times in pictures and videos but somehow watching throngs of tiny Japanese people (whom I love) walking around casually and using the park for lunch kind of choked me up. There are many parts of this story and this is a very complicated slice of history but it really seems like the Japanese are over it. As Erika likes to say "Look ...
... It is certainly something to see hundreds of trees in bloom.
We arrived at Fukuoka Bus Station and found our way to the subway station to take a train to Nishjin Station, where we met up with Betty, who is our hostess in our first use of AirBandB accommodation. In fact the whole family came, husband, Daigo and 6 month old son, Masa, who was a very happy little baby and not a bit disturbed by our western ...
... as bad as I thought it would be. The most intense part of the museum were the stories about the children and the models of them. The bodies were melting from the heat, their skin was peeling off and they were burning.
There were audio sets so you could listen to a voice that would tell you about the diaramas. It got too intense so we took them off. ...
... time I realised my mistake early, and corrected it all by myself without needing to rely on the kindness of strangers. So things are getting better.
No trip to Hiroshima would be complete without a visit to the infamous site of the atomic bomb explosion in 1945. This was the first A bomb used against humans in history, and still obviously has a huge impact on the psyche of the city. The first thing I visited today was the Atomic Bomb Dome, which was formerly ...