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Shinkansen & Hiroshima Carp

May 29th 2009
Following Himeji Castle, we were on our way to Hiroshima City, the famous city where an Atomic Bomb was dropped in 1945 by the United States to subdue the Japanese Empire and end the war with the Axises of Evil. In Himeji, we boarded the Shinkansen, Japan's fastest speed train, otherwise known as "The Bullet Train". When we first boarded the platform at the station, we waited for our train to arri ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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