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Nagasaki ,Japan. Such a highlight for us today to come to Japan, long awaited. On a very calm morning we came quietly into Nagasaki, past the huge shipyards of Mitsubishi, with many ships in progress, huge Cruise Liners, and very imposing Gas Tankers, and much more. A very sheltered harbour and our berth right in the city, park land surrounds. We both had tours today, we were looking forward to ,Sam to the Shipyard, and me to Arita , an ancient town in the ...
... for the whole trip, telling about the history of the area and pointing out interesting sites along the way. At times, he would sing some songs from the area as he poled. We passed by many houses along the shore, wildlife including herons, turtles, and ducks, and interesting monuments, statues, and flowers. We passed under 13 bridges, some so low that we all had to duck down very low in the boat in order to avoid hitting our heads. We were on the boat ...
... Dutch) territory, which used to be an island, and during Japan's 200 year self-imposed isolation the only point of trade between Japan and the Western world. The "hairy barbarians" that lived here were not allowed any further into Japan itself. WE ATE: - Nagasaki speciality noodles, Chan-pon (/champon: seafood, meat and vegetables with thick noodles in hot soup) and Sara-Udon (very similar ...
... Park. There were some pretty harrowing pictures of charred corpses (70,000 died almost instantly), severe burns and disfigurements. The death toll totalled 165,409 altogether as survivors of the initial blast died in the weeks following. Lots of information on nuclear weapons and the city's mission for peace. James and I felt ashamed to be from a country in possession of nuclear weapons and we can't understand why there isn't more information ...
... and several gates were destroyed by fire in 1726) and the restoration undertaken in 2001 replicated his original plans. Builders found the original foundations, still in place, and these were incorporated, where possible, into the restructure of this main enclosure. Builders used the original methods of building, with complete tree trunks used in the construction of the roof, and the building was made without using nails, using the old methods. Only one part of the ...
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