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Floating Torii ...   
   

Floating Torii ...

Which is actually floating, not surrounded by mud!
More Miyajima please...

April 12th 2007
Day 15... (How cool will it be when that says day 389...) This morning we went over to the Peace Park in Hiroshima where we saw the A-bomb Dome, left as a reminder of the effects of nuclear war and the Peace Bell which we rang. We spent the rest of the morning wandering around the Peace Memorial Museum which told the story of pre, during and post the A-bomb drop. This is a really well put toget ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hiroshima » Miyajima

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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