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Sweet Escape: Miyajima

After the emotional and hard hitting imagery from the day before in Hiroshima, it was good to escape the city. I headed down the coast to the town of Miyajima on the island of Itsukushima. 729 more words


September, where did you go?

Yes, I know, almost another month has gone by. Hard to believe it’s almost October, and almost six months in Japan.

In my defense, last weekend was the first weekend I’ve actually been at home since August 11th. 1,345 more words


Japan – Lateral trip VII: Insula Miyajima

Miyajima e foarte aproape de Hiroshima, la mai puțin de o oră de mers cu trenul. Este o insulă relativ mică, situată în Golful Hiroshima, pe care ajungi cu feribotul (JR Pass, carnetul de gratuități Japan Raiways pentru străini, este valabil și aici). 235 more words


Places where death is forbidden

The Japanese island of Itsukushima is a sacred place, no deaths or births are permitted at the island. Itsukushima is located about 20 km southwest of Hiroshima city and is about 10 km long and about 4 km wide. 167 more words


Miyajima: High Impact Deer Violence

So you want to go to Hiroshima, but don’t fancy crying your eyes out for the whole day? Why not visit Miyajima, town located on  790 more words