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Travel Blogs from Okinawa
... place on my trip I returned to, which would make the circumnavigation official.
Given it's the birthplace of Qantas and home of the Founders Museum, it seems appropriate. My trip started following the Qantas Empire Flying boat route, plus they now have a Catalina there to commemorate the double sunrise flights they operated during WW2. So I'll plan 2 nights and a day off there.
... a work of art and advanced ideas in environmental sustainability. The complex is built within a major forest and mountain region but impacting the natural resources as little as possible.
Salt factory, not just any salt but a natural sea salt factory.
Katsuren Castle ruins - It is the oldest of the Okinawan Castles and finally a newly discovered ancient village.
Ikei Village Then it was already time to leave ...
Okinawan National Performing Arts Hall was funded by the government to create a venue for the production of traditional Kumiodori, the refined entertainment for the royal court and the highest form of hospitality for entertaining Chinese Inaugural envoys. It is known to be the most elaborate and modern theatrical structure in Japan. It is still used for the original Kumiodori but also drama, music and ...
... of Okinawa.
Tsuboya Kiln: My one personal mission during my free time was to find the pottery disyrict and the old kiln. Photos tell the story.
Royal Gardens, preserved ancient summer house of the lord of the country, and Chuko Awamori Rice Wine Factory. I says wine bur this this stuff is 40% alcohol, 80 proof.
The underground tunnel headquarters of the Japanese navy. All dug by hand with pick and shovel. It is a maze of tunnels and rooms.
... especially doing what I love to do, but it's a little harder to find time to have adventures. With Terence and I both working full time, it's taking a bit of creativity (and compromise) to figure out what we want to cross off our bucket lists (and when). We had a barrel of fun during the month of September and I fully intended on documenting the shena****ns much earlier but with work and all... (insert more excuses here). So here goes, I'm going to finally ...
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3-4-2 Chuo, Okinawa | Hotelfrom $97
4-1-51 Uechi, Okinawa | Hotelfrom $93
2-1-43 Goya, Okinawa | Hotelfrom $94
2-1-46 Goya, Okinawa | Hotelfrom $73
3-4-23 Sonoda, Okinawa | Hotelfrom $50
3-4-27 Sonoda, Okinawa | Hotelfrom $69