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... Facing the statue is a large reflecting pool with the fountain resembling the wings of a dove further symbolizing the desire for peace. Many school children were singing praying and taking class photos in front of the statute.
The highlight of this park for us was an encounter with a survivor. This man was 14 when the bomb dropped and he keeps vigil daily by one of the statues. He brings flowers and says prayers for ...
... to ships staff and “came home”. Meanwhile Barbara went back to the terminal shops to “surrender” her remaining yen.
During our sail away, those passengers lining the promenade deck rail were treated to a rousing performance presented by a local high school band – sadly we missed this as dinner was being served at the same time.
Farewell Japan, thanks for the wonderful memories.
Next: Three days in South ...
... main tourist sights probably makes a difference. Our first stop is the Peace Park . On August 9th 1945 an Atomic Bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki. There is much conjecture and discussion around the dinner table as to if this should have taken place and whose the most brutal when it came to the war, but from a humane point of view, what happened here was incredibly cruel. As with all wars it's the innocent that get caught in the cross fire and it's ...
... since, was not enough to have sustained our epic walking treck. I think Dave is about to pass out. So...I am going to leave you all now and find something to eat before that happens.
I will attach some photographs later but, for now....just the post because I am too hungry to faff around with my camera!
Tomorrow we are going to be at the port of Bhusan in Korea. Keep an eye out for the photographs of today later. xxxxx
... bridges I've ever seen. However, the night life is such a huge let down! There are dozens of bars in Nagasaki but there never seemed to be anyone in them! Me and my friends wanted to have one last blow out before we split up but we couldn't do that in Nagasaki. We found the name of one club but no one in the city seemed to know where it was!
Definitely go and visit Nagasaki if you're in Kyushu but don't expect to have a good night out there!