Hotel JAL City Nagasaki
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... Kokura, was abandoned because of smoke cover and Nagasaki was hit instead. They said that the wind generated by the bomb initially travelled 170 meters/second for the first km out. The blast wave reached 3.7 km by 10 seconds after the blast. The museum does an excellent job of portraying the damage done to both people and objects. Most everyone there was very quiet and reverent while going through the exhibits.
From there we went to the Suwa Shrine, or as ...
... parks was powerful enough. I wanted to get away and see how Nagasaki has rebuilt in over the years, and see what the modern city had to offer.
Again, I started by going up high to get a vantage point so hailed a taxi to take us over the river from town and up the mountain on the other side to an observatory 333 metres up. As before, it was a highlight with an even more dramatic view than Busan. It's certainly a more attractive city, they call it the ...
... 1945, it was hit by an atomic bomb sent by the U.S. which helped to end World War II. It was the second time in which the atomic bomb had been used against people. The first was Hiroshima. We went to the museum, which is nicely set up at ground zero. It was quite an experience to actually be in the spot where the bomb was most destructive. The museum was an emotional and learning experience as well. We saw before and after ...
... and many of them, terraced hillsides, with perfect ,manicured ,bushes
of green tea, and vegetable gardens with crops the same as we have ,potatoes,
in flower, broad beans and onions which looked ready to harvest. Every space is
used of course. Along the coast at first ,then inland to the town of the
Firstly we walked up the narrow streets to visit a typical
home, built in the 1800’s, with the matting to sleep on ,on ...
... for later. We got some more champon noodles and then went to find out about getting up to the viewpoint as sunset was approaching. To our disappointment, the cable car you can normally take up to the top had recently closed for maintenance and so we had to catch a local bus. This wound up the mountain until we reached an area where we had to catch a shuttle bus which was free! When we got to the top it was very busy but it was easy to get a good vantage point. This has been voted one ...