Iwakuni Plaza Hotel
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... that the muscles were on their way... The hotel was literally at the tram stop, a perfect location. We wheeled our suitcases in to check in. Due to our outrageously efficient journey to the hotel we were actually too early to check in! We asked to drop our bags so we could go explore and the woman took one look at the size of our cases and somehow like magic the room was ready for us! Very convenient.
The room was what we expected. A slightly larger ...
... views of the floating tori gate the Itsukushima shrine, especially at high tide.
Returning to Itsukushima just before the tide was high and the crowds began to queue as a result we worked our way through the wooden corridors above the water which provided ample opportunity for picturesque photos, if you were willing to jostle for position a little.
Once out of the shrine, we headed straight up the hill toward ...
... itself unusual, the play is something like I have never seen. Noh is a form of theater that consists of drama, music, and dance. It originated in the 14th century. All movements are slow. The language is poetic and the tone is monotonous. The costumes are elaborate and heavy. The themes usually relate to dreams, ghosts, or spirits from the supernatural world. All the performers are male. I wish I could see one of these things, but none are scheduled for ...
... exactly how it looked the second it was impacted by the bomb and all of its inhabitants perished. It now stands as a powerful reminder of the devastation caused on one of mankinds' darkest days; with the rubble laying exactly where it fell, burn marks still showing on the walls and, when the rest of the city has been rebuilt in moderninityand where its past could almost be forgotten, the Dome ensures that it is not.
We walked on to the ...
Hi all. Have spent last 2 days in Hiroshima, where the US dropped the atomic bomb in 2nd world war. We went to the museum about the bomb and it was just so sad, hard to believe that people could do that to others in the human race. It was a very sobbering experience but very worthwhile. We visited the A bomb dome, one of the structures that was left standing after the bomb. See ...
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