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... shaped magnet. And every time we unloaded our bag of bakery goodies we always found a little something extra as a treat!
Later we met up with Miyuri who introduced us to a very famous potter who demonstrated making porcelain in his workshop. From one piece of clay he made a cup, a bowl, a small plate and a large vase. All this was accomplished in about 30 minutes. He is able to make cups and glasses that match perfectly, without a mold. It was truly an honour ...
... to go in (at least with our time constraints). We walked down a long staircase/walkway labelled “a prayer slope” to get to the Oura Catholic Church. This was built in the 1800s, but is no longer an active church. Unfortunately it is at the top of a bunch of stairs and we were all stairs-ed out so we didn’t go in.
When our ship was getting ready to leave port a group of about 30 school kids (maybe high school aged) played music to see us ...
... woman and a wealthy tea merchant all based on the William Glover company. The original house and garden still stand there gracefully overlooking the outskirts of town, as if unmoved, and quite unruffled by history.
You'll see from the photos that the Glover house and gardens are exquisite. The kind of pretty beauty you don't often see except in very old gardens. The wet, humid weather of Asia no doubt helps the lush growth. I found it put my mind ...
... affected. One last thing, Russia has the most nuclear weapons followed by the U.S. Anyhow, Linus and I have been learning a lot. Oh and did I say Nagasaki is a beautiful city? It is so green and lush. It sort of reminds us of Costa Rica. Despite what's it's been through it has been able to rebuild and thrive. I think this is what I admire about Japan and its people. They move forward. For the first time in my travels I don't have a ...
... I won’t
forget our first day in Japan… Tomoko even made the little paper cranes, and
gave to everyone, and sang us a song before we completed our day…She was 56 and
looked so much younger..
Sam had a shorter ,but excellent tour of the Shipyard and
museum, learning so much about the whole process of what happens , a huge
operation, from tankers to research ships ,to destroyers, to huge passenger
liners ,and much ...