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... become a torrential downpour and, with a still optimistic Arthur that this was just a quick shower, we headed off for our walk to the castle.
The current castle is a 1958 reconstruction of the original Edo-era castle built by Terumoto Mori in 1591. At that time, Terumoto was a very important daimyo (feudal lord) and commanded huge tracts of land. This castle was an early flat-land castle and was protected by a set of three moats, ...
... impressed with some of the singing talent we have in our group. Corey did an awesome job singing 'Happy' and 'Pump it', Leonora with 'Hey Brother' and 'I got a Feeling", Briana with 'Dancing Queen' and 'Scream & Shout'. Even managed to get Martin up and he surprised us all with a great rendition of 'Suspicious Minds'.
As for our last day in Kyoto, we spent this at ...
... weren't too many people out on the water at that point, but you can actually catch a small boat, or take a canoe trip around the waters of and beneath the Torri Gate. There was one small boat out on the water.
Behind the gate sits the actual shrine - which on this day was again packed with schoolchildren. The architecture of the shrine was quite beautiful, but with so many people and no real explanations available, it was difficult to understand ...
... whether it was necessary or justifiable in the theatre of war. I don’t think the answer is black or white. I’m sure Japan would have eventually surrendered without the dropping off two Atomic bombs. The Soviet Union was always going to join the Allies and declare war and Russia once Germany had fallen, which would have hastened the Japanese surrender. I would say the atomic bombs prompted Japan to surrender sooner but was not necessary to win the war. While ...
... pass allowed us to get on/off without paying. The path from the local JR station (Miyajima-guchi) to the ferry terminal took about 5 minutes to walk and was laid out so clearly that it would be impossible to get lost. We quickly boarded the ferry and within a few minutes were approaching Miyajima which is famous for its floating shine and herds of tamed deer.
Miyajima is a sacred island that means "shine island". The island is symbolized by the ...