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... guide for the next four days (another random act of kindness).
Our little house had everything we needed including a lovely garden that we looked upon from our house and patio. We also had the use of two great bikes that we took full advantage of throughout our stay. Miyuri took us to a number of porcelain kiln/factories – one of which is very famous and we were invited in for a cup of coffee. We were surrounded by priceless porcelain items that ...
... of the Urakami Cathedral, a Catholic church built in 1895 and nearly completely destroyed by the bomb. This portion was relocated to the bomb site when the church was rebuilt in 1958.
We next went to the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. Here they do a good job of relating the history leading up to and after the bombing. They also have many artifacts from the bombing. I had never know that Nagasaki was the secondary, not primary, bomb target. The ...
... a nearby prison with reinforced walls was smashed like a sandcastle killing the lot inside. 73000 + were killed and 2/3 of the city brought to rubble. I couldn't read on further as the mind struggles to comtempate it.
The next stop is the war museum, we went in but despite Rachelle saying we might as well go in I just couldn't face what I knew would be horrific images, I've seen enough war museums to know they can bring on nightmares. The walk ...
We finally boarded the Shinkansen Bullet train and it is awesome! These trains are really first class. It seems like you are on an airplane inside, but it's a train. And it's such a smooth ride. We think it's very fancy! We arrived in Nagasaki which is on the island / part of Japan-of Kyushu. It is the southern most part of Japan. It is surrounded three parts by mountains and one part by sea. What's so interesting here is that on ...
... physiological view on it
all, very much acknowledging the Japanese were responsible for many dreadful
things, but sincerely hoping it could never happen again, and well Japan has
learned, never being involved in war again…yet, others…well they haven’t learnt
a thing, so on it goes.. A beautiful, memorable place, with statues ,given by
many countries to commemorate the dreadfulness, and how proud were we, the 4