Bamboo path in Sagano, Kyoto, Japan

Bamboo path in Sagano, Kyoto, Japan No wonder high things always contain some spiritual idea for humans

Japanese umbrella and Bamboo lantern, Yamaga, Kumamoto, Japan

“Coalescence of bamboo lanterns and umbrellas”. Text and photography by Leo’s on photohito

The river that the umbrellas are floating peacefully on was used by the victims to try to cool their burns, burns which had never been experienced before in human history.

~~hiroshima umbrellas ~ umbrellas floating peacefully on the river to honor the victims of hiroshima by manthatcooks~~

Hiroshima Day; Hiroshima, Japan; August 6; Anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6 (Japan time), 1945. Hiroshima is now a city dedicated to world peace and the site of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission, which is devoted to medical and biological research. Annually on this day are observances to foster world peace; in Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park there is a moving lantern festival in memory of the dead.

Paper lanterns floating on the Motoyasu River at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan. The event marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing by the United States in In Japan, people float lanterns on the waters to send off spirits of the dead.