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We were about an hour late coming in to port this morning. The captain said it was a combination of some rough seas slowing us down along with an hour delay for the medical evacuation last night and another hour delay in leaving our original port in Yokohama due to another medical emergency. He said that they were able to make up most of the time, but not all of it. Because of the delay we actually had time to watch the shoreline as we came into Nagasaki. ...
The area has now been declared a world peace park and is decorated by sculptures donated by various countries all around the world. At the head of the park is a very large, attractive statue of a well toned Japanese figure pointing at the heavens and another outstretched in peace. It's all very lovely what they've done with the space so to spend about an hour wandering around enjoying to artworks in a well kept green space was a touching way to spend ...
... 1945, it was hit by an atomic bomb sent by the U.S. which helped to end World War II. It was the second time in which the atomic bomb had been used against people. The first was Hiroshima. We went to the museum, which is nicely set up at ground zero. It was quite an experience to actually be in the spot where the bomb was most destructive. The museum was an emotional and learning experience as well. We saw before and after ...
... green, the foliage is dense, and settlement doesn’t go too far back into it, it seems. Houses and buildings in general seem to be all very earthy colours, and so there is little colour around, tidy ,clean and organised as you expect. Pleased to hear the journey to Arita would be through and to , agriculture area’s, we passed through many tunnels, on our way, through dense woodland, ravines so thickly forested, conifers, so perfect and straight. ...
... to a huge shopping and dining complex called Canal City. The complex is comprised of the Grand Hyatt Hotel that is surrounded by 4 levels of shops in 3 buildings. In the centre area there is a huge fountain that displays a music and water art show every hour. It was quite spectacular and entertaining to watch. Doreen and I walked around a few sections of the mall shopping for clothes and souvenirs while John wandered around on his own. We had an ice ...
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