Travel Blogs from Iwakuni
... River in a series of five wooden arches.
The bridge is located on the foot of Mt. Yokoyama, at the top of which lies Iwakuni Castle.Kikkou Park, which includes the bridge and ...
... save that for our next trip!
We reversed our journey and headed back to Hiroshima. By the time we got there it was dark, but to our delight we learned that there is a Costco near the Hiroshima station that was open until about 8pm! Efren ran out of memory card space on Miyajima (realizing he packed the wrong card), so was looking to buy a new one -- what better place than Costco? We easily found the Costco after walking about 15 minutes from the ...
... down the harping area on my way to the station to catch the train towards Miyajima. Miyajima is an island about 2km off of the Hiroshima mainland and is accessible by the JR ferry. I roam the Island with its many deers and decide in an instant that I want to hike up Mt. Misen. This course is about 3km long and the elevation is 1300m. It takes me exactly an hour for the way up and half the time the way down. The way up would have been slightly shorter if not for this metre long snake ...
... that making 1000 would help make her healthy again. After 1000 she was still sick and continued to fold he cranes. Some were so small she needed a needle to fold them. There were some on display in the a bomb museum and they were maybe the size of my pinky fingertip. When the little girl passed away at 10 years old, all of her classmates folded paper cranes and started to ask for peace and the banning of nuclear weapons. All around the different A bomb sites were folded paper ...
... she has also managed to sleep through the blog of our current journey through Asia but we thought we might wake her up with a few weeks in the one Asian country she can find on a world map (as long as it listed only those countries that started with a J.... and didn't include Jamaica, Jordan, or Jersey).
And what better place to start our visit to Japan than Hiroshima. It's always hard to think of a city like Hiroshima, which was the site of such an ...
Other places to stay in Iwakuni
2-5-21 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $68
1-1-7 Iwakuni, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $167
3-1-12 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $56
2-9-30 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $43
2-3-8 Marifu-Cho, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $39
4-8-2 Marifumachi, Iwakuni | Hotelfrom $72