Friday, August 05, 2005

Important August Dates

This year the city of Hiroshima will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing August 6, 2005. Visit the Virtual museum of Peace Memorial Park. A letter of request from The Major of Hiroshima to President Bush.

ABomb Dome

Also don't forget this date! Perseid meteor shower peaks on August 12, 2005.

3 comments:

Jan said...

I visited Hiroshima in April and was surprised to find that although it is a sad place, it is also overwhelmingly hopeful and peaceful. The museum was lovely. I'd highly recommend a visit if you're ever in Japan.

Liquid Sky Arts said...

What a beautiful photo. This monument is just in front of the museum itself. I got to visit this museum when I was 16. The message was very powerful, I'll never forget all of the sad things I saw there...yet it was also very beautiful, there were these amazingly colorful paper decorations strung about outside near a sculpture in memory of the victims.

shash said...

what a powerful letter. and a beautiful photo. i'm going to have to direct people to this post of yours on monday. thanks.