Day 1 – We’ve Landed

Day-1

We’ve landed safely after 10 hours of flight.  We headed across Japan from East to West (Narita to Shin-Osaka) using the Shinkansen (bullet train) 3.5 hours plus 1 hour Narita Express (NEX).

All in all – a long day of 14 hours.

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Day 3 – Hiroshima

Day 3-1Heading to the Atomic Bomb Site – A Bomb Dome

Day 3-2Our group just inside the Peace Memorial Park – Standing on the site of the atomic explosion

Day 3-3Inside the Peace Memorial MuseumDay 3-5

Before the Explosion

Day 3-6After the Explosion

Day 3-7Before the Explosion

Day 3-8After the Explosion

Day 3-9Time of the Atomic Explosion

Day 5 – Nara and Kyoto

Our day began with a long train ride to Nara.  The World Heritage Site.

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Inside the Shrine our group saw many different religious artifacts.

Day 5-05

Day 5-07We also toured The National Treasure Museum of Japan

Day 5-01 Day 5-02 Day 5-03 Day 5-09 Day 5-08 Day 5-10 Day 5-14 Day 5-13 Day 5-12 Day 5-11We feed the local wild life and they let us touch them. Mutual Respect – Very Japanese.

Day 5-04But you have to ask: Who is smarter, the guys or the deer?

(Hint – The Deer, it knows you have food and you are not going away.)