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... museum and the Peace Park. Very educational and sobering. We also read the pledge made by the people of Nagasaki to promote peace throughout the world so that no one else would ever have to experience what they did. After a bit to eat we headed up the hill to Glover Park, a miniature Butchart gardens, high on a hillside. The views from the top were wonderful – overlooking the harbour and the mountains. But the thing that dominated the skyline was the ...
... in Japan. When the water level is up it is said to look like eyeglasses, hence the name.
After that we hit a few other tourist spots. We had lunch in a shopping area called Hammanmachi and took a quick look at the Japanese version of the $1 store. We made a brief stop at the Glover Garden, which is an open air museum and garden that originally belonged to westerners. We basically peeked in as it didn’t seem worth the over $18 it was going to cost ...
... streets. I didn't get lost so got good marks on my tour guiding for the day.
Walking back streets on our own in more us, than seeing the main sights as that's where you get a feel for the place. It seemed every few metres Rachelle would be diving into another little shop, not to buy anything but just to nose around. I didn't mind at all, in fact I bought a new hat! Guys don't really browse, we shop. Girls seem to like just looking. I just liked ...
... We have the Japan Rail pass, but we don't know where we ll be next. We do have an idea of cities we want to visit, but we are really just winging it. We are not worried because we feel safe and we love the adventure. For example, we wanted to stay one more night in Nagasaki, but there was no more room at the inn (ha ha ha). So we looked at the map and Kumamoto looked good, so we are headed there for one night only. From ...
... pieces, onward to the Kiln of a different type of pottery, made from a
pale rock, pulverised ,then mixed to clay, we saw the complete process, with
the staff still painting by hand ,brushes, so large, made of deer and goat
hair, as they have since 400 years ago, its traditional and the process is
intricate, it was the blue and white and almost cartoon figures ,this time,
nothing really outstanding here to like, but a great Family ,with many ...