Hotel High Up

This hotel almost seems like it could have been in a James Bond film starring Roger Moore.

Japan: Atomic Bomb Dome

The Genbaku Dome (aka Hiroshima Peace Memorial, or the Atomic Bomb Dome) is a former exhibition hall that somehow still stands as a ruin.

Japan: Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle¬†is the only castle we visited in Japan is a “real” castle, ie. it is the original castle (with some restoration work) and not a reconstruction.

Japan: Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle was destroyed by the atomic bomb in 1945 but has been reconstructed (in 1958) and now serves as a museum of Hiroshima history pre World War II.