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 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
We are having the mother of all honeymoons - our dream trip around the world taking in as many countries and experiences as possible. Taking the bold step with a serious career break we have now covered a huge distance seeing some of the world’s treasures and meeting interesting and likeminded people along the way.
Mark and Chrissie
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