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Further south on Kyushu island lies the Gem of Nagasaki. A city, charming down the back streets, ripe with festivities, but crushes the heart with its history. Port-o-call for many before me, I lay my tracks here and enjoy the seaside breezes. Lucky me, my visit coincides with Nagasaki's lantern festival and all is ...
... for the second atomic bomb was near this city, but because of thick clouds on this particular day, the planes turned then to Nagasaki, the second best target!
The next morning was rainy, as predicted, I could handle that, because for the later afternoon a better change was on offer. As this was the case, that night was spend for once again in the tent.
I choose to set it up beside a river, underneath a bridge, ...
... acted as the only zone of entry for foreigners during Japan's 250 year seclusion from the rest of the world. In fact, after the removal of the Portuguese and Christian religion the only foreigners allowed were the Dutch traders of the Dutch East India company. However, they were forced to live on Dejima island, away from the Japanese population and were only visited by a limited numbers of merchants. Christianity was also ...
... In January 1955, purple spots had formed on her legs. Subsequently, she was diagnosed with leukemia (her mother referred to it as "an atom bomb disease"). She was hospitalized on February 21, 1955, and given, at the most, a year to live. After being diagnosed with leukemia from the radiation, Sadako spent her time in a nursing home folding origami paper cranes in hope of making a thousand of them. She was inspired to do so by the ...
... One of 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 who 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 ...
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