Nagasaki: City of Hills and Hope

Journeys in Japan

28m 00s
Broadcast on May 17, 2022 Available until March 31, 2024

In the third of our programs introducing Japan to active wheelchair travelers, Ryoko Nakajima and Shizuka Anderson explore Nagasaki Prefecture. It is one of the hilliest cities in Japan, with more than 40% of it built on hillsides. They find a community with deep religious faith and also dark memories of war. They meet with an atomic bomb survivor, and also 2 singers from Ukraine. On this edition of Journeys in Japan, Ryoko and Shizuka explore the city, conquer the challenging terrain and pray for peace.

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