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... year old boy had been on in his front yard when the bomb went off burning him and the bike. I can not say I enjoyed the afternoon. It was far too sobering and emotional for that but it is definitely worth seeing as it is such an important part of history. A very brief stop off at Hiroshima castle, completely destroyed in the blast but now rebuilt, for a photo followed and then we said goodbye to Sami and got onto a busy bullet train up to Osaka. To get to Universal ...
... gave us something to really discuss over dinner that night. The following day we enjoyed a more upbeat adventure heading to Miyajima Island located a short ferry hop off the mainland. It is one of the most scenic spots in Japan, has long been regarded as an Island of Gods on the beautiful Seto Inland Sea. Many people may have sen photos of the Itsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage site that is a gate ...
... I picked up from the Kayak store at the start of the trail. I still had around 30 minutes to reach the middle point of the hike and was starting to grow hungry. After crossing the bridge, the left side trail quickly switched back over to the right via another bridge, bringing a shelter with benches into view.
I was getting quite hungry and eating the occasional banana along the track was not taming my appetite. T shelter and benches provided a ...
... Hall, also known as the A-Bomb Dome, still stands and has been preserved as a peace memorial; it was one of the few buildings which withstood the force of the explosion. We spent a lot of time at the peace museum to learn how Hiroshima came to be bombed and the deadly consequences that followed. We learnt that the bombs were dropped by America in order to bring an end to the war and to study the atomic effects. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were carefully chosen mainly for their size ...
Visiting the peace park in Hiroshima was a very moving
experience for both of us. The sight of the small origami cranes that school
children still bring to honour the memory of Sadako Sasaki – a young girl who
tried to fold 1000 paper cranes whilst
suffering from radiation poisoning in order to grant a wish from the gods – was
very poignant. The museum itself has some very interesting features as well as
some horrific displays of the terrors of ...