Gosoko No Kutsu
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... More are still being added. Streamers of a thousand colorful paper cranes again represented the desire for a long and peaceful and can be found all around the area. The huge statue peace has much symbolism. The hand point skyward addresses the threat of nuclear weapons, the flat out reached hand represents eternal peace. The face is supposed be a combination of a Buddha and Jesus, meaning that the desire for peace should be over ...
... to ships staff and “came home”. Meanwhile Barbara went back to the terminal shops to “surrender” her remaining yen.
During our sail away, those passengers lining the promenade deck rail were treated to a rousing performance presented by a local high school band – sadly we missed this as dinner was being served at the same time.
Farewell Japan, thanks for the wonderful memories.
Next: Three days in South ...
... Nagasaki. The show tonight was the Piano Man, a collection of songs by Elton John, Barry Manilow and Billy Joel. Again a great high energy show. Dinner is full of lively conversation about the days activities and lots of laughs. I think we clear our side of the dining room pretty quickly! A great end to a great day. Happy Fathers Day! Cruise day tomorrow so will be taking it easy. Maybe a bit of vegetable carving or ukulele lessons.......bingo oh the choices are ...
... many rooms which are measured by the number of mats on the floor. From there we had a short drive to Mizunashi Honjin. This is a small village that was buried by ash by the eruption of Mt Fugen in 1991. The roofs of many of the houses are left sticking out of the ground, amazingly the wooden buildings didn't burn. This is because it was the ash that buried the buildings not the hot lava. The area ...
... we hailed a cab, which was very cheap, and we travelled the rest of the way in air conditioned comfort. The seats of the Taxi cab were all covered with some kind of white lace seat covering. It was very quaint.
After arriving at the outdoor Peace memorial we took some time walking around and looking at all the statues and gifts that had been donated from countries around the world. The memorial is spread over a wide ...
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