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... of quid to go in and had to walk up a million flights of stairs to the top. I later found out there was an elevator. Seriously who puts a lift in a castle( ,if you are reading from mumbles council close your eyes). It's nice but as I'm finding out, like most Japanese stuff it's a rebuild. Back on the bus I get off at the peace garden, I think there's a lantern floating ceremony so I think I'll stay. Trouble is I'm hungry and unlike ...
... full of tributes to the atomic bomb victims and messages of peace. The museum was a grim place, be warned if you do visit some part of it is very gruesome. Although grim I still think it's worth visiting, there are a lot of interesting facts of events leading up to the bombing as well as history of what the area was like before and after the bombing. It's been about 70 years since the atomic bomb hit Hiroshima and apart from the ABD and the museum there are little signs ...
... was dropped on the city in 1945. They have preserved the building and it is an amazing experience to see it standing with the new modern city of Hiroshima surrounding it. So hard to believe that this beautiful city was completely flattened by a single bomb killing 200,000 people and destroying 80 percent of houses up to a 3 km radius. We visited the children's peace memorial and watched classes of school pay their respects and lay ...
... a world heritage. Its a small island less than a hour from Hiroshima. It is most famous for its giant torii gate, which at high tide seems to float on the water. I went there in the middle of the day and could walk all the way to touch it. I left the island because of the heat. Afterward I wish I stayed and waited for the tide and the sundown.
Back in Hiroshima I went to the Peace park and Hiroshima castle.
... us. Through them I had a chance to re live my experiences from a new set of eyes, giving me a whole new appreciation for the opportunity I have been given to live here.
Even though the roles were reversed and I seemed to be the one parenting for 10 days, my mom and dad still asked me right before they boarded their last train without me in Tokyo “
….are you going to be able to find your way home without us?”.
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