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Today I went to the island Miyajima about an hour away from Hiroshima by train and boat. 'The commonwealth' as they are now called (the lady from NZ, the guys from Aus and Andrew who is from Hong Kong) came with me. Miyajima Shrine is a World Heritage sight ...
... descend back to the bus stop. We met a couple of Dutch dudes on the hot and smelly rope way. They skip the bus to walk down the rest of the way. Jo Ann thinks, hey that sounds like a good idea. I'm thinking, not so much. And Maya is thinking it out loud. Remember whose idea this was. We walk over to a traditional red wooden bridge. Of course J wants to take photos. As we approach the bridge, J is prepping her camera. Not ...
... The Hall of Remembrance is a circular room who's wall is a panorama of the neighborhoods making up the City of Hiroshima in 1945. It's a mosaic of 140,000 tiles. (The number of people estimated to have fallen victim to the atom bomb by the end of 1945). At the centre of the room stands a fountain in the shape of a clock set at 8:15 which was the time of the bombing. Very serene. Unlike the Hypocenter in Nagasaki, the site in Hiroshima has since been ...
... radiations. Intense, but very interesting!
We also spent a great sunny day on the world heritage island of Miyajima, with its famous O-torii gate standing in the water, and Mount Misen (about 500 metres) with ancient trees and giant rocks! We climbed up to the top and enjoyed stunning views on the Seto Inland Sea. ...
... peace. There
was a fountain in the middle of the room to help you relax as well. After this
we decided it was for sure time for lunch! We went to this tall building where
on one of the floors it had a Hiroshima special, Okonomiyaki. Which is a Japanese style pizza and not only
was it really good but it was fun to watch them make it right in front of you
too. However, that also meant that it
was really hot too, but it was way ...
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