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... the northern most point in Okinawa. We had a beautiful sunny day and enjoyed the LONG (over 3 hour drive). I have posted lots of pictures. After being able to see the reefs from the cliffs and getting hot from hiking around, we decided to cool off with a nice little snorkel excursion. We then checked out this weird chicken statue before heading back home. Along the way we stopped at a local waterfall for some nice views just before ...
... about all these new experiences is to share them with the people I care about. See the excel spreadsheet I pasted below for more information. Note that the schedule could easily change and its just a rough estimate at the moment.
Rebreather training practical work starts tomorrow in the pool. Picture of that to come soon!
... at another school on the Island (OIST) and they will hopefully be helping to fund some of my research and getting me some more data. They have a LOT of funding and a beautiful facility (see attached pictures). They will be lending us their videoray (small underwater AOV) and hopefully helping me to get data from the coast guard regarding the bathymetry of areas I am working in so that I can start mapping out ...
... more, please enjoy some non-diving pictures I have taken during my early exploration of the Island. Highlights include a beautiful waterfall, a traditional Okinawan Village, a UNESCO castle, and American Village (which reminds me of what China town is in cities throughout the US....almost like a Disney-like representation of what a mid-American commerce area is like. ...
On Monday we were supposed to dock in Okinawa, Japan and go on a tour but because of all the delays, the visit was cancelled. Due to Immigration requirements and having to disembark staff and entertainers, the ship docked in Okinawa for 2 hrs. It was like a kid looking in the window of a lolly shop, "so near but so far". We were able to pictures from the deck but that was all. The ship sailed at 7 ...
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