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3/11 Stage 64 Hayashima -Hiroshima. Km 160
7/11 Stage 65 Hiroshima -Yamaguchi. Km 150
8/11 Stage 66 yamaguchi -kitakyushu Km 120
9/11 Stage 67 Kitakyushu - Nagasaki. Km 130
I have not written a new entry, since I left this nice people, which is a while ago.
That does not mean my journey is over yet, presently I am crisis crossing Japan, it's only my blog writing which just took a bit of a " ...
... 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 ...
... not Catholic. In a secret agreement the Dutch agreed not to refrain from converting the locals, the Shogun banned trade with Portugal and allowed only the Dutch and Chinese traders. During the Edo period the Dutch traders were the only window to the West.
We knew today would be a sobering day and it was. We visited the Atomic bomb museum. The Museum opened in 1996 as part of the 50th anniversary projects remembering ...
... he related as to how he had always wanted to visit "ground zero" because of what took place there meant that his family in Indonesia could start rebuilding their lives. It was an emotional journey for him, and it showed is his face and in the telling.
I woke at 2 AM this morning with my head spinning full of what I wanted to write about in this posting, yet wondering if I could succeed. Forgive me if I have not.
As we left the ship ...