Hiro Station Hotel Annex
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... He gave a little performance of his African musical instrument that involves two sets of two balls attached by string, held in each hand. We also learnt and played a local Hiroshima game - which I've forgotten the name of! - similar to a ball and cup style, but with lots of cool tricks. I was relatively good for a start, but soon lost all my beginners luck! The hostel seems really good fun, very lively and the rooms are all really nice too. We're both very ...
... unnecessarily generous legroom which allowed me to fulfil my ideal of an hour or so blissful sleep, although I would have preferred to stay awake and watch Japan passing by the windows...
Our arrival in Hiroshima seemed to coincide with the arrival of the start of the tropical storm and I had sadly learnt nothing from Tokyo and so had again failed to pre-book any accommodation and so was instead hunting ...
... and instead headed straight to Hiroshima.
We arrived in Hiroshima around midday and checked in early to our hostel. Now that we had an extra unplanned half day, we could take our time walking around the city. As usual, we walked around searching for somewhere to eat while we all abstained from taking the lead on picking a particular type of cuisine for lunch. After walking away from the main strip we did a full circle without even coming close ...
... small but tasted sooooo good. As we still had a bit of room left we decided to order some pudding and another round of drinks, a glass of wine and beer (or two). Even with all our food, drink and poshness the meal it still only came to £40!! Which was awesome and well worth every penny.
We took a nice gentle stroll back to the hotel and prepared ourselves mentally for the next day as we knew it was going to be an upsetting one as we would be visiting the atomic bomb ...
... the shrine that high tide was at around 11:30am, so we went for a short walk to allow the tide to finish coming in before we entered.
With so many picturesque vantage points, soaking up time was simple, and we eventually made our way through the plagues of souvenir sellers and deer, to make the short climb to the 5 story pagoda. The pagoda itself is nothing special, but it does hold a vantage point that offers some ...
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