Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Japan (Jul11) Day 3: Miyajima to Hiroshima (Part 1)

Day 3: Miyajima to Hiroshima.

Day breakdown:
0730-0810: Took photos of the torii gate during low tide.
1040: check out of hotel room
1040-1125: Hubby tried grilled oysters & I had ice-cream before leaving Miyajima
1125-1140: Ferry ride from Miyajima to Miyajimaguchi.
1203-1230: Train ride from Miyajimaguchi to Hiroshima
1245: Deposited our bags at our hotel
1325-1400: Lunch at Hiroshima station
1400-1420: Tram ride from Hiroshima train station to Atomic Bomb Dome tram stop.
1420-1520: Strolled around & taking photos of the Atomic Bomb Dome & Peace Park.
1520-1640: Peace Memorial Museum
1655-1715: Had iced choc drink at cafe
1715-1930: Walked around, and had Okonomiyaki at Okonomi-mura
1940-2000: Took tram back to Hiroshima station
2010-2045: Dinner at Hiroshima station.
2100 onwards: Dozed off while watching Harry Potter in Japanese on TV in our room.

Other entries for this day: Part 2 / Part 3

The designs on the umbrella appears only when the umbrella is wet.

Taking ferry back

Vending machines on the train platform at Miyajimaguchi station

Waiting for train at Miyajimaguchi station

Hiroshima station.  On our way walking to our hotel

shops selling Okonomiyaki at Hiroshima station

We ate at this restaurant

Boarding the tram in front of Hiroshima station.

Just alighted from this tram

Just 1 street away from the Atomic Bomb the exact spot where the bomb actually landed.  The brown plaque marks the spot.  The building is now a hospital.

Other entries for this day: Part 2 / Part 3

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