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The lantern festival

The second part of the trip to Nagasaki was visiting the Lantern festival. This festival is there to celebrate the Chinese New year.  2013 is the year of the snake. There were a lot of lantern XD. At the end we were able to see the Emperor’s walk. Sadly we did not see the festival by night. Because we already needed to leave at 5 o’clock.

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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

11 february is a Holiday in Japan. So there was no school. We all went to Nagasaki for the day there we visited first the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. We also went to the peace park and saw ‘Grond Zero’  I can not describe how I felt but it was the same from when I visited the Anna Frank house in Amsterdam. I think pictures say more then 1000 words.


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My first week

My first week is already over. It was a tiring week, but I survived. I don’t have a lot of pictures. Most of the pictures are from my first weekend. My host-family and I went to the skatepark to relax a bit. That evening there was a welcoms party. (sadly I did not take any pictures). I also got a Japanese cell phone ^^. I hope in a few weeks I can send texts message in hiragana to my host family.



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