Category: Travel

A far-away time…

It’s funny how you can become so wrapped up in a new life that things in an old life just slip away into a big murky pool of forgotten-ness. Like this...

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Nagasaki – Day 2

If yesterday was all about Eastern, today was all about Western. It started off at Glover Garden, a park on a hill overlooking the harbour and based around the house of...

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Nagasaki – Day 1

Getting to Nagasaki involved a 10 hour journey from Hiroshima, which you can read about on its own post. I arrived in the evening and headed straight to the Minshuku Tanpopo,...

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Hiroshima

Hiroshima’s main attractions, if they can be called that, are primarily centred around the park constructed in remembrance of the atomic bomb that was dropped on the city at 8.15am on...

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Miyajima

After leaving Tomonoura at about 4pm, I got to Hiroshima at 7pm, and met up with Sharifa in a hostel close to the station. She had travelled straight down from Nagoya,...

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Jet lag woes

It’s 6.36am, and I’ve been awake since about 5am. Bored of lying in bed unable to sleep, I thought I may as well get up and do something constructive – upload...

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Back to the start

Since arriving back from Nagasaki on the 26th (which I did do safely, despite the fact that my travel blogging seems to have stopped several hundred miles away) things have been...

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