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Travel Blogs from Suooshima-cho
... in agreement to what my partner said, motioning my support.
The cake was served soon after, and the male and female reporter, our boss (Hiromi-san), Ai, Tamura-san, and I sat down to talk--all while knowing that a beauifully crafted cake was to reward us at the end. Questions like "Why did you decide to start this volunteering program?" were directed at Hiromi, while Ai and I were asked why we chose ...
Today we went to the Itsukushima Shrine. For this you have to take the train 30 minutes out of Hiroshima and then the ferry to the island Miyajima.
The Shrine is very big and beautiful. The toori is on the sand if there is ebb and in the water if der is flow. It's also a symbol of Japan.
Because we were there at the right time, the tide was changing and we saw it both ways.
At midday came so many tourists, that we decided to go back to the ...
... content to stand, be patted and be photographed .Feeding them has been banned.. an issue of contention periodically.
Restaurants abound in the narrow streets.. from little "home run" to speciality seafood.. grilled oyster (in the half shell) to the famous grilled "conger eel" served on rice...or other traditional japanese fare.
For the sweet tooth ,the Momiji-Manju.. or Maple shaped cake is a must try.. originally filled with ...
... site and one of Japan's biggest tourist attractions.
It was connected to the city by both tram and train and then by short ferry. Luckily our JR pass covered all our transport costs for the train and the JR ferry over to the island, brilliant.
On arrival at the Miyajima station we showed our pass and headed over to que where we would board the 10 minute ferry over to the island.
As soon as we got underway ...
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