Hiroshima/Fukuoka. Hello Kitty Robot Overlords.

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Nov 012007
 
Hiroshima/Fukuoka. Hello Kitty Robot Overlords.

Last night in Hiroshima I tried to do laundry again. It’s not always easy to find a hotel that has coin-operated washers that work. Even though the 5,000-7,000 yen a night business hotels tend to have them, they aren’t always in the best shape. I give you the hotel I stayed in last night as

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Hiroshima/Miyajima Part One, Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum

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Oct 312007
 
Hiroshima/Miyajima Part One, Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum

I had a big day in Hiroshima and Miyajima today. I started off with a trip to what they call “The A-Bomb Dome.” (The Genbaku Dome if you want to say it in Japanese.) It’s a famous building that was still standing after the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Other buildings were left

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Random Musings from Hiroshima

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Oct 302007
 

I managed to snatch dinner before they could snatch it back out of my hands. Department stores just up and close at the drop of a hat. And they have confusing hours. For example, the food stores in the basement close at 8 p.m. The main stores close at 8 p.m. The book store closes

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From Nara to Hiroshima

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Oct 302007
 
From Nara to Hiroshima

Chipped Teeth on Rye. I made it to Hiroshima just now. And I somehow managed to chip one of my teeth on a sandwich. A sandwich. A soft, chewy, delicious sandwich. Dammit. Now I’ve got this rough spot on my teeth that I can’t stop rubbing with my tongue. So now my tongue is sore.

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