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... is a statue of a child holding a huge origami crane (or dove). But my eyes soon wandered over to the remembrance monument itself. Set inside a man-made pond is a marble stone island with a huge gas torch burning. At the other end of the pond was an arch with a memorial stone and altar so people can pray and remember. But behind this monument was the Peace time museum.
I entered the museum and paid the modest Y50 entrance fee and made my way upstairs. The first thing I ...
... was unsure on whether he would actually go in and insisted to me that he would still be waiting outside unbathed when I had finished!
We gave ourselves an hour to experience it and to come back out and I can personally say that I thoroughly enjoyed it! The first 10 minutes were the hardest, I faffed around getting undressed as it felt so unnatural in a room full of other women and I still walked around with my towel in front of me for a while! After a while though ...
... and the threat ignored. It did seem like a somewhat contentious area of history but this home prepared booklet had confidence that it was known. Even so, does that excuse such an act when the two countries were not even officially at war?
Did the U.S. warn Japan about Hiroshima?
A blunt answer was again provided for this – a striking NO. The booklet proclaims that there was no indication, no warning, no implication or intelligence what so ...
Unfortunately, a lot of our time in Hiroshima was spent waiting for a typhoon that never came. At first Typhoon Neoguri looked like is was going to make its way straight up Japan 's inland sea but then it turned and went out into the Pacific Ocean, skirting us entirely, and then somehow dropping enough rain to cause a deadly mudslide that took out the train tracks in Negiso, the town where we had disembarked for our time in the ...
... after having a couple of cocktails and chatting with some Welsh guys in the hotel bar, we found a nearby restaurant in the train station that sold okonomiyaki. This is a pancake with noodles, pork, vegetables and an egg on top. It was covered with a sauce which was I think soy sauce based, it was delicious and I was pleased we had managed to sample the local delicacy. It was then time for bed, finally a proper one, no more sleeping on the ...