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Nagasaki Peace Memorial Park

The famous blue statue at the Nagasaki Peace Park. His right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons and his left hand extends representing eternal peace.
The Destination is not Important. It’s the Journey that Counts

February 17th 2007
It all started as a telephone conversation on a cold and dreary Tuesday evening, when Lisa and I realizing we didn’t want to stay in Hiroshima for the long winter weekend. Our disposable cash flow was running low, putting us in quite the predicament. Times like this we wished we didn’t live in one of the most expensive countries in the world. Reviewing a map, our list of places to still-vis ... read more
Asia » Japan » Nagasaki » Nagasaki

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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