Hotel Hamahigajima Resort
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- High-speed internet in room
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... 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.
On the way to Chatan we stopped at Terukina Sensei's Shanshin school. He received the award as national treasure a few years ago. Then we continued north to the Okinawan National Performing Hall. It is a theater to see, with rotating and floating runways and center stage platforms all controlled quietly and electronically. The backstage it amazing, equipped with individual and group dressing rooms, showers and close ...
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 ...
The Shuri Castle, the royal seat for over 500 years. Throughout history trade with China, Southeast Asia as well as Japan, brought various items,cultures, practices to the islands. Thus the arts such as lacquer ware, dyes, textiles, ceramics, music blossomed in this Ryukyu Kingdom and the similarity between the Castle in the Forbidden City and the Shuri Castle is not a surprise. The architecture resembles more a Chinese motif than Japanese although there seems to ...
... and the heat was starting to really pick up so we made our final trip back down and we collapsed back at the car. Part one of bday extravaganza? Complete.
Part two of our bday blast was a trip to Round One. At the recommendation of a coworker, Round One was actually my backup plan in case it were to rain. There was not rain forecasted for the day but we decided to go anyway after the daunting runs we made at Stairway to Heaven. Round One is an indoor sports ...