Tag: peace park


Day 123- Nagasaki Peace Park- Part 1

On 9th August 1945 Nagasaki was the second city in Japan devastated by an atomic bomb. Sometimes it seems forgotten in Hiroshima’s wake but was equally effected. Indeed, the fact a second bomb was dropped is a telling condemnation of the first. Like Hiroshima, Nagasaki built a peace park at the blasts epicentre- a memorial […]


Day 116- A Peace Park

The peace park in Hiroshima is a beautiful epitaph to pre-bomb Hiroshima. It is home to many monuments, the peace dome and a chilling museum- ensuring the world will never forget. I found it quite eerie to wander around the place the bomb fell. It’s difficult to comprehend the devastation caused by the blast, so […]