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3/11 Stage 64 Hayashima -Hiroshima. Km 160
7/11 Stage 65 Hiroshima -Yamaguchi. Km 150
8/11 Stage 66 yamaguchi -kitakyushu Km 120
9/11 Stage 67 Kitakyushu - Nagasaki. Km 130
I have not written a new entry, since I left this nice people, which is a while ago.
That does not mean my journey is over yet, presently I am crisis crossing Japan, it's only my blog writing which just took a bit of a " ...
... 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 ...
... he related as to how he had always wanted to visit "ground zero" because of what took place there meant that his family in Indonesia could start rebuilding their lives. It was an emotional journey for him, and it showed is his face and in the telling.
I woke at 2 AM this morning with my head spinning full of what I wanted to write about in this posting, yet wondering if I could succeed. Forgive me if I have not.
As we left the ship ...
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