Kure Morisawa Hotel
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A must do when staying in Hiroshima is a day trip to the island of Miyajima - about a 30 minute train ride and a 10 minute ferry ride to the west.
When we arrived at the island, we were surprised to see a lot of snow. Later, we found out that the island rarely gets snow and that the snowfall the day before was the most accumulation the island had seen in ...
... at the Costco -- a slice of "home" when stationed so far away.
My now feet were starting to hurt so we found a taxi to take us back to the hotel. We grabbed a quick bite at a hotpot restaurant across the street and headed to bed. A very long day indeed! Tomorrow would be physically less stressful but probably emotionally intense as the plan is to visit the Memorial Peace Park and Museum which focus on the horrible atomic bomb dropping on Hiroshima in 1945.
... us some Japanese sweets - kind and tasty! We get off the tram at the A-Bomb Done and Peace Memorial Park, which is believed to be close to ground zero of the 1945 Atomic Bomb. Next to the only remaining building in the area following the blast, the very friendly and passionate Mr. Kato (an English speaking volunteer guide) approaches us and takes us through related images and stories. He proceeds to take out a huge folder of information, at which point ...
... Rick pursued all the talisman and rosary beads. It was time to eat so we headed for the food stalls. We had been given the hint by a reader of this very blog (a resident of Hiroshima) and so we were on the look out for fried oysters. And we found them !! Our lunch consisted of fried oysters, bbq'd corn and fried octopus, all served on a kebab stick. Really, really yummy. I had a game of keepings off with a deer, who was intent on sharing my lunch, but after we had that ...
... while lesser vehicles navigate around curvy hillsides. All destinations in a matter of hours and with several departures in an hour, reservation-anxiety (talk to any one who is a regular inter-city traveler on Indian Railways) is virtually non-existent. And, amazingly, no bag checks or x-ray machines to board these trains. It is a good thing to feel secure.
Just how secure the citizens of Hiroshima felt on that fateful August morning in 1945, one can ...
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