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... Yakitori (Fried Chicken)
o Genkiyaki (Chicken Neck)
o Kimo (Chicken Liver)
o Tsukene (Chicken Meat Balls)
o Kokoro (Chicken Heart)
o Zuri (Chicken Gizzard)
o Yaki Onigiri (Grilled Rice)
o Hasami (Chicken and Leek)
o Negibanban (Chicken Thigh)
· Melon Shaved Ice (Shaved ice with melon syrup)
· Hiroshima style Okonimiyaki (Flat grilled Pancake, Hiroshima style uses noodles where Osaka style uses ...
... on the trams. You even see them on dates, which has got me thinking that the Japanese romance problem is limited to Tokyo.
We had two great meals in Hiroshima that I think reflect how different it is than Tokyo and Kyoto. The first was Hiroshima ' s supposedly signature type of Ramen, called Tsukemen. It's ice cold noodles with vegetables and pork with a really spicy dipping sauce. Not really ramen at all, but they call ...
In the Peace Park we got accosted by various groups of 10 year old children who were obviously hunting down foreigners for a school project. After politely enquiring in amazingly clear English "Excuse me, do you have a minute?" they proceeded to ask us our names, ages, nationalities, and then got us to write down all this information (and our signatures) on random scraps of paper. It was very cute!
... was snowing quite heavily.
Climbing past that (again, more stairs) takes you to the summit of the mountain, and gives you 360 degree views over Hiroshima, and out to sea over a very pretty series of islands. As we reached the summit almost on queue the snow stopped, the sun came out, and gave us fantastic views in every direction.
I'm very amazed at the different weather we experienced at different altitudes on ...
... suffering of the population as well as the suffering of the many others, especially Koreans who had been brought to Japan as slave labour to help the war effort.Interestingly one of the reasons Hiroshima was chosen as the target was that there were no allied prisoners of war here. It was a very moving and educational experience!
We then spent some time strolling through the Peace park and enjoying the picturesque river side. A pleasant contrast to the history ...