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... time, then an arrangement to meet a friend in Yamaguchi made me add another day.
The trip to Yamaguchi, and that has to be said for most rides in Japan, goes from city to city, from red light to green light..... But traffic is very smooth, the roads too.... Sometimes miss now the potholes and craziness!
Stayed in Yamaguchi in a fairly luxury hotel, where I meet Felicitas which Elisabeth and myself know since our time ...
... for the whole time I was there so I probably didn't see it in the perfect setting, but it was still very impressive with the low hanging crowds in the background. A 3 and a half hour train journey later and I was in Nagaski and thankfully the weather had improved greatly. To begin with I used the very reasonably priced tram system(60p for any journey) to head to the peace park and viewed the a-bomb impact point and the 10 ...
... Once again I will not weight into the political debate but Nagasaki to this day remains the last City in the world to experience a nuclear attack and hopefully will always remain that way. The museums and memorials at this site have a large focus on educating and informing visitors on the worlds nuclear program's. It really is scary to see the mass devastation that was caused in the 1940's and the potential for today's bombs ...
... the tragedies of any war is the innocent children and of course there were many. An atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki at 11:02 AM on August 9, 1945. Most of Nagasaki was destroyed and a tremendous number of lives were lost. The museum honors Dr. Nagai, who worked to end the survivors suffering and became a local hero. Nagasaki's population has focused not on the past but on a desire for world peace and the final exhibit is a reminder ...
... to ships staff and “came home”. Meanwhile Barbara went back to the terminal shops to “surrender” her remaining yen.
During our sail away, those passengers lining the promenade deck rail were treated to a rousing performance presented by a local high school band – sadly we missed this as dinner was being served at the same time.
Farewell Japan, thanks for the wonderful memories.
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