#5 Let Peace Begin With Me July 27th 2010 Hiroshima (7/25/10 to 7/27/10)
Hiroshima has risen out of the ashes of war and destruction to become a beacon of peace for the rest of the world. The entire city stands united in their mission to abolish nuclear weapons and embrace peace amongst nations. While other nations stock-pile an arsenal of fear and threats, Japan has turned their experience of fear into a pilgrimage.
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Asia » Japan » Hiroshima » Hiroshima 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
I am a High School U.S. History teacher who loves to travel. Whether by myself or with friends and family, travel unlocks my understanding of the world and the people in it. I have also found it teaches me a whole lot about me.
I hope you enjoy reading about my travels to Vietnam in 2005,
Myanmar, Thailand, the UAR, and Europe in 2007,
Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Korea in 2010
And the southern/middle part of the United States in 2011.
Feel free to share your comments and ideas.
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