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... and sweets for the trek back to the cable car.
I must mention all the wild deers around the island. There are many signs warning you that the deers are wild, but I think the biggest worry with the deers around the village is that they eat anything, so you have to be careful about your money, tickets or anything else edible.
We really enjoyed our day, but it was a very weary duo who made their way back to their hotel that evening!
... for the child victims in memory of Sadeko a young girl that died of leukaemia. She believed if she could fold 1000 cranes she would survive. She did not and people still send cranes to add to the pile at the site. The main memorial is a huge concrete arch inscribed with the names of the victims. There is a cenotaph with a flame which will only be extinguished when the last nuclear weapon is destroyed. There is an iconic alignment of arch, flame and atom ...
... based on what we'd done and wished him well.
It was quite expensive to stay on the island. He told us he'd paid about $500 US dollars to stay the two nights.
The ferry turned up soon afterwards and we got some seats on the island side to take a few last pictures in the sunset as we headed back to the station for our 20 minute trip back to Hiroshima Station and on to Kyoto where we would be spending the night.
What we didn't ...
... Hiroshima Castle. We were all pretty over Japanese castles by this stage but we had so much time on our hands we just did it to kill time. Little did I know at the time it would be one of the most enjoyable castles of the trip so far.
Hiroshima castle had a mostly wooden exterior. It may have just been the type of wood, but it looked like it was charred or burnt over time. This was quite surprising as the castle was levelled by the atomic bomb and ...
So last night, we pulled an all nighter. We didn't go to bed until 3:00 am. Carlene drank a monster and I think I had caffeinated tea. I don't know why liana was up. To pass the time, we just wrote stories on watt pad. I got a ton of ideas. I won't share them because I don't want any of y'all stealing my ideas.
When we got up at 8:00 we packed and got ready. I had this weird instant ramen and it wasn't very good. We double checked so ...