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Torii gate to Miyajima  

Torii gate to Miyajima

Day 6 Hirsohima city and Miyajima tour

May 30th 2009
Today was the day i've been looking forward to the most. I was going to visit the place of one of the greatest tragedies of the modern times. I don't take pleasure in war, nor do I have strong political views either way regarding the bombing of Hiroshima, but this is an event you learned about in your childhood, through your schooling and also from grandparents who fought the Japanese in the Is ... 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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