JR Kyushu Hotel Nagasaki
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At the station, close to all other transport. Comfortable room, friendly staff. room is small but I have yet to be in a big room in Japan.
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I wanted to try something completely different this time, so last weekend I took the plane all the way to Nagasaki; approximately 1000km south west of Tokyo. Unless some day I decide to go to Okinawa, this might be the furthest from Tokyo I'll ever be without leaving Japan. Spending two of my precious days of leave on Monday and Tuesday, I was able …
We were lucky to leave Oita in sunshine and enjoyed a very pleasant bus ride to Nagasaki. We were happy that our bus went via the coastal road to Beppu so we were able to see everything that had been enveloped in mist a couple of days ago.
Beppu was very interesting and we could see the many steam vents rising 40 and 50 feet into the air …
... We had a nice Japanese dinner, plus long talks until late night.
For breakfast was buffet, everything was on offer, Japanese and European style, I eat so much, one more bit and I would have bursted! Does not feel to good at the moment, but it pays out after a long days bike ride.
Next stage stop was Kitakyushu, which means north Kyushu, another big Japanese city.
I actually learned today here in Nagasaki, that ...
... 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 ...
... to 1974 as a coal mining facility. The island's most notable features are the abandoned and undisturbed concrete apartment buildings and the surrounding sea wall. As petroleum replaced coal as a fuel source in the late 1960's it was the demise of battleship island. It has only been recently opened up for visitation and we enjoyed a great afternoon exploring somewhere that has had no habitation since the 1970's and left to the effects of Mother ...