- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Meal plan
- Free parking
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Further south on Kyushu island lies the Gem of Nagasaki. A city, charming down the back streets, ripe with festivities, but crushes the heart with its history. Port-o-call for many before me, I lay my tracks here and enjoy the seaside breezes. Lucky me, my visit coincides with Nagasaki's lantern festival and all is ...
... time, then an arrangement to meet a friend in Yamaguchi made me add another day.
The trip to Yamaguchi, and that has to be said for most rides in Japan, goes from city to city, from red light to green light..... But traffic is very smooth, the roads too.... Sometimes miss now the potholes and craziness!
Stayed in Yamaguchi in a fairly luxury hotel, where I meet Felicitas which Elisabeth and myself know since our time ...
... mainly British) population of Nagasaki which developed as trade from the west was reintroduced in the late 19th century. There were absolutely brilliant views over Nagasaki which looks fantastic with buildings spread up both hillsides either side of the Nakashima river. Thomas Glover who the park is names after, was a particularly interesting character as it turns out he introduced the first steam train in Japan, the first ...
... wreaths from all around the world at the site in the name of peace. Sudoko's story has become much more than just a young sick girl but a story for generations to learn the atrocities that one culture can afflict on one another. The following day we headed to Hashima Island commonly called Gunkanjima meaning Battleship Island. People may recognise the island for featuring in the recent James Bond Movie, Skyfall. The island was populated ...
... religions. Facing the statue is a large reflecting pool with the fountain resembling the wings of a dove further symbolizing the desire for peace. Many school children were singing and praying and taking class photos in front of the statute.
The highlight of this park for us was an encounter with a survivor. This man was 14 when the bomb dropped and he keeps vigil daily by one of the statues. He brings flowers and says prayers ...