SYNOPSIS:  About the obligatory visit to the Peace Museum and Peace Park in Hiroshima.  A few comparative thoughts about Hiroshima and Dresden. 

Hiroshima conjures up one single thing:  The A-Bomb.  Yet, when you arrive here, there is a modern, striving town and if you would not know where you are, you would never think of the disaster that struck here on August 6, 1945 at 8:15 AM.  Coming from Dresden, another town that was erased in one single night, February 13, 1945, I have always had an affinity for Hiroshima.  I felt that it would be like a sister city.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY