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Hiroshima Peace Park

September 26th 2014
The grounds of the Peace Park itself sit across the Aioi river from the A-Bomb Dome, are quite scenic, and respect and acknowledge the vicitms of the atomic bombing on 6 Aug 1945. Also on these grounds is the Peace Park Museum, which I have composed a separate blog entry as those photos are quite sobering in comparison to the ph ... 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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