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Original Japanese Haiku Poems About My Trip so Far

JAPAN | Thu, 7 Jul 2016 | By nickyb | Views [322]

 23/06 Hiroshima bound Traveling though the forests Adventures await.    23/06 Walking though the rain  Beautiful streets of Japan  Tell me your secrets.    Your souls rest in peace ... Read more >

Tags: city, fukuoka, hiroshima, japan, kaiku, poems, travel

Photos: Japan

JAPAN | Tue, 5 Apr 2011 | By megh05 | Photo Gallery


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Tags: exchange, hiroshima, japan, kyoto, tokyo, travel

Hiroshima bounced back gracefully

NETHERLANDS | Tue, 5 Apr 2011 | By picslyrics | Views [1596] | Comments [1]

Hiroshima. August 6th. It’s 8.15 am in the year of 1945. Not a cloud in the sky. People are ready to start their day. Suddenly…the city is shaken up by a tremendous explosion, followed by an intense blaze of fire that destroys everything – and that ... Read more >

Tags: atomic bomb, hiroshima, japan, peace memorial park

History, Hiroshima and the Hollowness of Regret

JAPAN | Sun, 13 Feb 2011 | By theblacktwig | Views [281]

I have traveled as far as hundreds of miles from the Pearl of the Orient to the Land of the Rising Sun only to encounter images of déjà vu from a distant past. My knowledge of Japan is similar to the preserved stories in the pages of history books ... Read more >

Tags: bombing, hiroshima, history, japan, peace, student in japan

To grandmother's house we go... OR Dining with mobsters

JAPAN | Mon, 21 Sep 2009 | By hannahandemma | Views [916] | Comments [10]

It all started innocently enough with a trip to Hiroshima to visit my grandmother (the tiniest and cutest little 89yr old woman ever - hence forth referred to as Obaachan). After some fam jam visiting, my Obaachan's next door neighbour (a stately looking ... Read more >

Tags: crazy night, drinking, hiroshima, japan

Hiroshima to Fukuoka

JAPAN | Fri, 28 Nov 2008 | By george | Views [6497]

Arriving in Hiroshima by a super fast shinkansen, the first surprise was the size of the city.  It's quite big - the population's over a million.  Otherwise, on the surface it seems very much like any other city in Japan.  You see this type ... Read more >

Tags: aso-san, beppu, fukuoka, hiroshima, japan

 

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The oldest resident of Strugeni village, a story of smile and tears at the same time. She is over 90, and told me that her sons are dead, and her grand-children are living abroad making her feel very lonely in this village that once has been flourished. People used to live well on agriculture, nowadays the youth tries to leave the village as soon as possible to find jobs in larger cities. This inevitably leads to the village growing older and older, one day maybe it will be empty. Her face and her story still haunts me a bit as the smile is mixed with the tears in her eyes.: by zsrepasy, Views[321]
The oldest resident of Strugeni village, a story of smile and tears at the same time. She is over 90, and told me that her sons are dead, and her grand-children are living abroad making her feel very lonely in this village that once has been flourished. People used to live well on agriculture, nowadays the youth tries to leave the village as soon as possible to find jobs in larger cities. This inevitably leads to the village growing older and older, one day maybe it will be empty. Her face and her story still haunts me a bit as the smile is mixed with the tears in her eyes.

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