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... many awards. Miyuri has lived here most of her life so she has grown up with many of these famous artisans. Next stop was the grocery store so that we could stock up for the next couple of days.
The next day we explored town on our bikes – there is a ginko tree in town that is over 1000 years old. There are lovely temples and alley ways with stone walls and of course more porcelain kiln/factories to explore. That evening Miyuri picked us up and we ...
... 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 ...
... on the way back to stop in a place called Dazaifu. It is famous for a beautiful shrine as well as a popular sweet - a type of baked mochi filled with red bean paste. We stopped for some ice coffee and green tea and some mochi, then browsed through a few local souvenir shops. We rode the train back to Fukuoka, arriving back after 6 pm. We said goodbye to Kazuko who took the bus to her home while Haruyo and the 3 of us took a different bus back to Hakata ...
... private quarters remained intact, and this was incorporated into the reconstruction. The floor area is 2,500 square metres, and special permission had to be received before the rebuilding could start with wooden buildings now limited to under 1,000 sq.meters. The floors are covered with tatami mats, and the wood used in most area is cedar.
Part of the foundations, roof, and walls are revealed to allow visitors to see the ancient methods of building and ...
... the bus drivers here is even higher than before.
In no time at all, we were happily ensconsed in our hotel room and I have written up the blog to let you all know, we have arrived safely.
Lots of washing and things to do, so unlikely to be much on the blog for a day or two. I am adding a few pictures we took this morning from the bus, because the sun was shining and it looked so nice.
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