SYNOPSIS:  About going to the boonies to be at a Buddhist Temple.  About trash or the lack thereof.  About almost going to a garbage incineration plant.

Nima?!  It wasn’t on any of my maps and the woman at the Hiroshima tourist information hadn’t heard of it either.  But with the help of her colleague and the internet they determined that it existed and yes, that one could reach it via the Japanese Rail (JR).  But it would take 6.5 hours and 5 transfers from Hiroshima!  There went my day and my dream of doing something really outside of the official program this morning:  visiting an incineration plant in Naka, near Hiroshima.… VIEW PHOTOS AND READ THE WHOLE STORY