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Hiroshima
April 10, 2011 - Hiroshima, Japan
After the earthquake our school was closed for a few days and there was huge panic about the nuclear crisis which prompted many people to leave Tokyo and for some to flee the country completely.  We decided to take the time to visit Hiroshima, in part to keep our anxious families happy and put a bit of distance between us and Fukushima but also...
Placed by Gemma in my travels while teaching abroad

Arrived at Kyoto
September 10, 2008
This morning we went to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park which was a short walk from our hotel. We spent some time in the Peace Memorial Museum which was fascinating but a bit eerie. It has lots of detail on the build up to the bomb being dropped, at 8:15am on August 6th 1945, as well as many "relics" from the site and information on how the...
Placed by Richard & Cara in Cara & Richard's 2008 Adventure

Konichiwa from Hiroshima!
September 9, 2008 - Hiroshima, Japan
Just a quick update to say we've moved on to Japan. We got our flight this morning from Hong Kong to Fukuoka without any problems and managed to get our rail passes ok once we arrived. It was all very easy and we jumped on a Bullet Train to Hiroshima which took a little over an hour. After catching the local tram we arrived at our hotel....
Placed by Richard & Cara in Cara & Richard's 2008 Adventure