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... great victim. The museum is renovating and I could only visit the part where people of all ages, nationalities, religions are asked to oppose nuclear armament and to engage in the path of Peace. The slogan seems radical: NO PEACE NO WORLD. But come to think of it Hiroshima is a sad reminder of that slogamn. I continue my visit tomorrow. On my arrival to the guesthouse, a surprise was awaiting: my room is a dormitory with two bunk beds. I will see tomorrow if I s'eep there for another ...
... were pictures of the victims and you could research names in computers. I walked over to the Peace Park Memorial Museum. I got myself the audio set and went in. I took my time going through each display. I cried hearing the stories of the children. I do not have children of my own but my heart broke hearing the stories of the mothers going in to the city searching for their children who had not returned. Finding articles belonging to their child, writings on ...
... it was hard to comprehend that this actually happened. Seeing it there for myself didn't make it any easier. After the dome, I went to find the hypo centre - this was the exact spot where the bomb was dropped. There's a small plaque there but not much else. I looked up at the clear blue sky at that precise spot and the idea that humans could do such a thing was hard to grasp. I looked up and stood still for a moment. ...
... various bar and restaurant streets, we bypassed all of these as we knew of a cafe that overlooked the peace park so decided that this would be best for lunch.
The cafe is lovely with an umbrella covered deck area where we took our seat. Ok last time we say this I promise...with very little exaggeration this might possibly be the hottest day in the history of the world ever. We had sweat pouring off us constantly, and it wasn't just us because of any form of fitness ...
... with the japanese. :-) After getting some more seals for my seal book i found the trail to climb Mt. Misen. The sign said it would be a hike of about 1,5 hour. There is also a ropeway going up the mountain but i felt that climbing it would be more rewarding. There were actually two trails going up and i picked the shorter one which was (of course) much steeper as i learned from Lars, a dutch guy i met in the hostel, who took the longer and less steeper ...
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