Iwakuni Plaza Hotel
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... the shell of the building had survived. Unfortunately it's occupants had all died immediately. Very, very sad to look inside and think about the people who were just doing their jobs one day and gone in the next moment.
With an afternoon to spare, we next decided to head over to Hiroshima Castle for our first Japanese castle viewing. We navigated our way back through many beautiful side streets, till we found the main street where ...
... room contained a few computer terminals that provided access to a database of victims whose lives were taken by the atomic blast. Museum goers could search for the names of victims and bring up information about individuals, including a portrait and occupation at the time of impact. With an estimated 100,000 deaths from the initial impact of the bomb, this served as a grim reminder to all of the devastating effect the bomb made on the city, preserving the memory of ...
... stops in English. We just opened up maps and watch the blue location dot get closer then pressed the button! Very easy. We had reached our stop so Kayley helped wheel her suitcase to the front of the tram before Andy took it off. As Kayley got to the front, the tram driver actually got out his seat to go and give her a hand! In most places in the world you will just be watched, struggling until you got off, not here! We love japan... a lot! He sat back down when ...
... the year sign at the start of the temple area. Apparently "very bad" year for Lorry and Peter but very good for me.
Went and saw the Buddha statues and this time they were all dress with beanies! So funny!
Went into one temple and if was so serene. Had music playing, lanterns of lots of statues. So very peaceful particularly after the hectic times in Tokyo.
Wandered back to the souvenir street and a Lorry bought some toe socks as gifts, then caught ...
... bridge at the giant's causeway, but is actually a cable car. The deer here are very tame. Over tame, really, as years of feeding have made them approach people for food. I sat in the square outside the ferry port to have lunch before I got into wilder areas but was soon bothered by a friendly deer. I told him to **** off but then, just as when asking a pigeon directions the other day, realised my mistake-Japanese animal, why would they speak English? We indulged in a low ...
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