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We were about an hour late coming in to port this morning. The captain said it was a combination of some rough seas slowing us down along with an hour delay for the medical evacuation last night and another hour delay in leaving our original port in Yokohama due to another medical emergency. He said that they were able to make up most of the time, but not all of it. Because of the delay we actually had time to watch the shoreline as we came into Nagasaki. ...
Now, back to Japan, with a longer blog more worthy of this city. I actually got a complaint about one my blogs being too short and not descriptive enough! Sorry, they were typed with my thumbs on my phone grabbing at wifi in cafes. Now I have the time so will type away in full about my visit to a city of great importance not only to Japanese history, but the entire world. It was the city to suffer mankinds cruelest invention of mass destruction, the atomic bomb. ...
... items from the event, and - what was most moving was to see - the effects of the atomic bomb on the people. It was heart breaking to to see the pictures. Did you know that people suffered years after this? Glass was being removed from a woman 10 years later and several cancers did not manifest till 10-15 years later. Second and third generations of the atomic bomb where affected. They may not have been present, but ...
... physiological view on it
all, very much acknowledging the Japanese were responsible for many dreadful
things, but sincerely hoping it could never happen again, and well Japan has
learned, never being involved in war again…yet, others…well they haven’t learnt
a thing, so on it goes.. A beautiful, memorable place, with statues ,given by
many countries to commemorate the dreadfulness, and how proud were we, the 4
Day 124 Today we got a train early in the morning to Kumamoto and then a bus to the ferry. We were off to Nagasaki, another city where the atom bomb was used in WWII. The ferry wasn't like the other one we went on, with more normal seating. We arrived at Shimabura Peninsula which is a bit outside of Nagasaki and meant to have lots to see. We grabbed some lunch and then went to an area with some old samurai houses. The majority of the old city was part of the castle and this area was for ...