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Itsukushima's "The Great Torii" - From a Distance

I could not hide my joy when I approached the the island of Itsukushima on a ferry.

What appeared before my eyes was the red colored Great Torii, straddling over the clear water. 35 more words


宮島,厳島と広島 (May 2015)

The first place on my list of places to visit ended up being one of the last places I was able to visit. I was able to go with seven other friends on a trip to the Hiroshima area. 1,729 more words


Miyajima – One Day At The Sea | Ein Tag am Meer

We actually don’t post pictures of our food. But this day began so great, because we found a confectioner, who made so good looking (and tasting) tartlets: 986 more words


Day 14: The Peace Museum and Miyajima

Today started out cloudy and occasionally rainy, but we still spent the majority of the day walking around outside. We made our way to the Peace Memorial area, where we first came upon the Atomic Bomb Dome. 1,226 more words



Before heading back to Tokyo, I checked the tide charts and headed out to Miyajima, which is home to the famous Itsukushima-jinja, a Shinto shrine dating back as far as the 6th century and home to the floating torii (hence the need to check the tide charts). 428 more words


The beautiful side of Hiroshima


The city centre of Hiroshima with its A-bomb memorials and museums is sad (click here to read my previous post on the topic), but there is more to Hiroshima than the city centre and sadness. 820 more words

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Momiji and Miyajima

Today I’d like to tell you about Miyajima, the third and final destination on my Fall 2013 trip to Hiroshima and Iwakuni.

Fall 2013!!!! Wow. 726 more words