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Tuesday August 25th, 2015
by Wolfram Mechelke
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Miyajima – the shrine island

The once holy island of Itsukushima (厳島) is popularly known as Miyajima (宮島). In the past it was not allowed to be born or to die there. Both was concidered unproper for the holy island. The island is one of … Continue reading

Tuesday August 11th, 2015
by Wolfram Mechelke

Japan Hiroshima – 70 years after the atomic bomb

On my journey around the globe, I had no device for checking radiation in baggage. And my decision to travel to Hiroshima was spontaneous, because I wanted to visit the island Miyajima, which is located very close to the Japanese … Continue reading