Friday, June 21, 2013

Foreign Friday

Urakami Cathedral pillar
left standing at epicenter of 1945 atomic bomb
Nagasaki, Japan
April 1980
According to Wikipedia, this area looks much different today.

7 comments:

  1. It's interesting to see how much this spot has been changed.

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  2. Nancy the Center does look much different in your link. Fascinating. Horrid time in our history though.....

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  3. Wow! There is a great difference in the 2 photos for sure! Your photo reminds me of the tragedy of many lives lost. I think perhaps it is the lighting as well as the remains of the pillar. Thanks for posting!

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  4. Wow. It looks VERY different now. Interesting... and what a sobering reminder of the damages of war. What did the cathedral look like before the bomb?

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  5. Amazing! I've forgotten who the statues on top represent.

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  6. Wow, yes it certainly has changed! I actually like the earlier one better.

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