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25 Sep 2014
A-Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome)

September 25th 2014
I had long been interested to visit Hiroshima to see what physical evidence of the 6 Aug 1945 bombing was still in existence. One thing I was surprised by was to feel such a connection to the events of that day when I finally saw the remains of thisbuilding in person. I arrived into Hiroshima on the afternoon of 25 Sep 2014 and immed ... 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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