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The True Costs of Nuclear Weapons – Hiroshima’s Atomic Bomb Peace Park

The True Costs of Nuclear Weapons – Hiroshima’s Atomic Bomb Peace Park

This was the entire reason we stopped in Hiroshima but nothing could have prepared us for what we were going to experience. As we turned the corner adjacent to the Peace Park Memorial we were greeted with a grizzly scene that set the mood for our visit: This building, formerly the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotional Hall but now known as the A-Bomb Dome, was the only one left standing near the epicenter of the first of
Baseball in Japan! – The Hiroshima Carps and Their Awesome 7th Inning Stretch

Baseball in Japan! – The Hiroshima Carps and Their Awesome 7th Inning Stretch

The Hiroshima Carps!  The city’s beloved professional baseball team just happened to be playing the night we arrived and to our further delight, the stadium just happened to be a 10 minute walk from our hostel!  Game on! So we headed off with the hordes of Carpheads (just made that up) toward the field donning a pair of plastic bats hung around our neck (thanks to our hostel staff) meant for clapping together to cheer the