Oriental Hotel Hiroshima
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Day 18 - Today we take a ferry to Miyajima island, from Hiroshima. The island is great, there are lots of things to do and there is some beautiful scenery.
Our first interest point, well it's really Mark's, is Mount Misen, he is keen to go up it, so we take two cable cars and then walk for half an hour. I laugh as I have a few James Bond …
Day 17 - Today we decided to explore the Peace Memorial Park area and there are so many monuments and statues dedicated to peace, hardly surprising really. The Park was established to comfort the souls of the bomb victims, it opened in 1954. We started our walk on Peace boulevard.
At 8.15am on 6 August 1945 Hiroshima fell victim to the …
Day 16 - After getting up early to have breakfast at 8am, which was a little odd and included rice and cooked salmon, thank goodness, I mean, thank goodness it wasn't raw, we had another walk around Tsumago. This time we visit the Tsumago Honjin (a designated inn, when the post town system was established) and whilst looking around a Japanese man …
... hours hike up a steep trail so instead hiked/walked around Momijidani park to take some pictures.
Again this area of the island is full of tame deer and we managed to stumble across some casually drinking from the many still pools and streams dotted about.
As the rope way was out this area was deathly quiet and felt like no one else on the island was there. We soaked in this pleasant atmosphere for what seemed like an age before heading down the trail back to ...
... Sea Otters were just amazing.
They were so beautiful and we just loved the way that they floated on their backs and put their paws together as if they were sat contemplating life. Brilliant.
The next area was Monterey Bay, located near to San Francisco on the west coast of the US. It is rich in marine mammals with deep water from the valley of the sea bed and was full of massive harbour seals who all looked like they ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOriental Hotel Hiroshima
Very stylish hotel right on the Peace Boulevard in the centre of Hiroshima. Stunning views from top floors over Hiroshima. Quality services for very reasonable price.
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