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... in Japan” was somewhat obscured by a cloudy unclear day. The view was still fantastic but I couldn’t help but ponder how much better it would be with the sun shining on the tropical waters, giving a clearer view of the surrounding mountains. I also pondered who had the authority to keep calling these places “top views in Japan”. It seemed to be that every tourist attraction was in the top three of something.
... that the muscles were on their way... The hotel was literally at the tram stop, a perfect location. We wheeled our suitcases in to check in. Due to our outrageously efficient journey to the hotel we were actually too early to check in! We asked to drop our bags so we could go explore and the woman took one look at the size of our cases and somehow like magic the room was ready for us! Very convenient.
The room was what we expected. A slightly larger ...
The ground temperatures rose as high as 7,232 degrees fahrenheit. Flesh was dripping from peoples bodies like rain from a tin roof. Instantly 70,000 Japanese citizens were vaporized. For nearly two square miles buildings collapsed and burned. The clocks that remained forever read 8:15 a.m. It was August 6, 1945. The United States had just dropped the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
A few weeks ago Shane and I stood on the battleship in Pearl Harbor, ...
... so much about the science of the nuclear bomb and I know I will be able to add it to my chemistry unit on nuclear chemistry.
The Peace Memorial Museum has as its main focus the prevention of the use of more nuclear weapons. There were maps to show what countries have them (the US has more than all others combined).There were several columns filled with miniature copies of letters sent from Hiroshima mayors every year since the bombing to ...
We toured through the site of the golden temple, which is a Buddhist temple. I feel like I should make some mention about our having now been to both a Buddhist and Shinto temple now but I can't think of anything witty to say. Once more I got what I hope were a lot of great shots and just like in Osaka I bought a souvenir. I got ...
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