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Steve: Solo traveller studying to be a corporate lawyer in London, Steve stayed in our room in Hiroshima and joined us in our travels.
Alistair: House mate, friend and Anime enthusiast, with three prior visits to Japan under his belt, his sound understanding of Nihongo (Japanese Language) made him the Japanese Master.
David: My other friend and house mate who was far too tall for ...
I don't leave the hostel until noon. Stupidly underestimating the time it would take me to get to hiroshima. I can't get the fast train but I do manage to get the right on to Osaka it takes about 4 hours because it stops at every stop. I have to change in Osaka which is ok. What is not ok that I end up sitting to the most annoying man I've met for a while. He talks non stop in a stupid accent and lectures me about photo booths and ...
... bag of pretzels. If you did not have food though, they were extremely gentle. The kids loved petting them.
When we first arrived the water was at high tide so we got to see the famous "floating" Otorii gate. We stayed long enough to see low tide as well and got to walk out to it and stand under it. I've never seen such drastic changes in low and high ...
... salmon, is served. Tofu with dried fish shavings and soy sauce is part of the menu. She names other menu items that sound strange but I am eager to see what the breakfast is really like here.
They have beautiful bathing facilities in the ryokan. Usually they are supplied by a hot spring (called onsen).
Next, my host explains the bathing. The procedure for the bath is to remove your clothes and place them in a basket provided. Then ...
... They pray in front of the Cenotaph and the Statue of the A-Bomb Children from the early morning until evening. In the evening, small lanterns are lit and floated down the river along the park. The fire for the lanterns is called the "Embers of the Atomic Bomb".
Messages to console the souls of the dead and a wish for peace are written on the lanterns. Hundreds of them float down the river. Many foreigners participate in this annual event, not just ...