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... no longer climbing up Mount Misen with Struggle Mountain in its place. Getting to the top was the only way off Struggle Mountain so we pushed onwards. The lengths of our breaks started to increase and I led the pack at a slower pace as not to leave them behind. Alistair and David continued to push through as they reconsidered joining me to hike back down the mountain. A trail marker soon appeared for the observation deck and morale was raised; we were ...
... said in his very best broken English. "Not a problem sir, what hotel did you say it was again?" She replied in perfect English. What an idiot! After a slight awkward cough Andy replied. The lady gave us a very useful English map and clear directions on how to get to our hotel so we were on our way.
Just like the buses you pay as you leave on the trams. The internet box is very useful when it comes to buses and trams that don't necessarily have the names ...
... Inari Shrine. This was a slightly more confusing bus ride as I had to change buses to get to the opposite side of town and there was absolutely nothing in English... There was also tons of traffic as it was the end of the holiday period apparently so I arrived at the shrine in the dark. The Inari shrine worships the fox and is well known for its thousands of gates which you can walk through up the mountain. Again the shrine was full of people and food stalls but it was really good ...
... nuclear weapons so what happened here and in Nagasaki never happen again. It is a powerful message.
Looking at Hiroshima today, there is little evidence of the almost total destruction that hit the city on August 6, 1945. The first atomic bomb was dropped here at 8:15am and exploded about 1,900 feet above the city, centered on the Shima Hospital. The initial blast radius was about 1 square mile, and the fireball resulting from the explosion ...
We came to Hiroshima because of its sad history, but we have not been very smart on the dates. By this morning we have figured out, the bombing took place on the 6th of August. But ever since we travel we operate on daytime-nighttime principle and have forgotten about days of the week. Sunday it is. First Sunday after the tragic anniversary. So what do ...
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