Hotel & Spa Hanamizuki
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... of the Urakami Cathedral, a Catholic church built in 1895 and nearly completely destroyed by the bomb. This portion was relocated to the bomb site when the church was rebuilt in 1958.
We next went to the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. Here they do a good job of relating the history leading up to and after the bombing. They also have many artifacts from the bombing. I had never know that Nagasaki was the secondary, not primary, bomb target. The ...
... of Japan. It has a lovely natural harbour, nice bridges, and a pleasing size only just over a million population. The taxi waited for us again, it only took 10 minutes to take a few panoramic shots, take it in, and head back to the city. We had a map so just pointed at the centre and told the taxi driver to head there.
The center of town wasn't all that interesting, just an indoor mall, but Rachelle found a little supermarket inside and bought ...
... think the town of Beppu will be next. Beppu is the Onsen (hot springs) hot spot of Japan. I do have to say that having internet through a pocket wi-fi device makes a big difference in foreign travel. We are able to book our hotels and get information very easily. We are also using it to translate when needed and get us to locations. Google maps and directions is just awesome! Here are some pictures For more info please google ...
... in Japan , they have these Café’s where you go to have contact with cats, how special is that…also dog ones, and even owls, that all appealed greatly… Another factor we discussed was the longevity of life in Japan, what did we think that was about, well we thought diet etc, but no said Tomoko ,it costs the equivalent of $20,000 Aust, to die in Japan, so we need to keep on living…!!.. just so many details, all day ,and I will ...
We decided to take today as a recovery day so we slept in a little and went for a leisurely breakfast before heading out from our hotel. We were able to walk to all of our destinations today. Our first stop was the Hakata Machiya Folk Museum. This museum introduces the daily life and culture of Fukuoka City during the Meiji and Taisho periods. Craft products and souvenirs such as Hakata Ori (folk woven textile) and Hakata dolls were on sale. Our next stop ...
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