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... Castle, the Flame of Peace, the Atomic Bomb Museum, and all the little sculptures, and doo-dads around that are named the peace-this and blank-of-peace. The A-bomb dome was amazing to look at. I posted a photo of it on facebook already, but as I share this one, it will be uploaded again. Oh well.
I finished my trip downtown and rode back in the dark to my hostel, covered in mosquito bites which occurred on the outset of my bike ride.
Sleep then ensued.
... flagged down a taxi who took us to Tokyo Station. We had a bit of time before our train departed, so we stopped at one of the ubiquitous self-serve bakery places that are all over Tokyo. You grab a tray and tongs and load up on pastries galore! I'm not sure how the Japanese stay slim given all these temptations. Efren became particularly fond of this as some of the pastries reminded him of the Mexican breads he gets at home.
Something else of note -- by ...
... of these events and now advocates peace. When we walked across the bridge into the park we stood at the Childrens Peace Monument. This was built in remembrance of the children that were killed due to the bomb. Atop of the monument is a bronze statue of a young girl,Sadako, holding a crane. She died from radiation-induced leukemia When she was sick she started making origami paper cranes which in Japanese tradition one who folds a thousand cranes gets ...
... so smartly - taxi drivers wear suits and station guards look like naval officers. Tokyo is so clean as well, I never saw a single bit of litter. Took the bullet train (Shinkansen) yesterday and could see Mt Fuji - see the video on facebook and remember this is a commute for some people! Had to do this one from my phone, sorry for any ...
... about 15 mins and I reached the other side hoping to time it for the sunset but the weather was bad today. Entrance to the shrine cost 300Y ($4) and they said it was closing at 6pm so I only had about 30 mins to explore. The shrine ...
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