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... me; lights, food, and ambiance, and the right to call it mine for the next few days.
Dragons on the left, flute players to the left. Zodiac animals and the odd kangaroo. Good coffee at a hidden bar and lights that flicker all night long. Monkey see, Monkey do, say the tourists and all around me people ...
... in case of rain this would protect a bit. Realised to late, that railway bridges can be extremely loud, until midnight nearly every five minutes a bomb seemed to burst above me, anyway, at least there was no hotel bill for it.
Since Monday, I am now in Nagasaki, over land, with a ferry and finally over many hills to climb, I reached this city, which I can explore for one more day, before turning down south towards ...
... mainly British) population of Nagasaki which developed as trade from the west was reintroduced in the late 19th century. There were absolutely brilliant views over Nagasaki which looks fantastic with buildings spread up both hillsides either side of the Nakashima river. Thomas Glover who the park is names after, was a particularly interesting character as it turns out he introduced the first steam train in Japan, the first ...
... wreaths from all around the world at the site in the name of peace. Sudoko's story has become much more than just a young sick girl but a story for generations to learn the atrocities that one culture can afflict on one another. The following day we headed to Hashima Island commonly called Gunkanjima meaning Battleship Island. People may recognise the island for featuring in the recent James Bond Movie, Skyfall. The island was populated ...
... religions. 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 and 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 ...
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