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Neatly folded kimonos and the Buddhist Scriptures were provided in our ryokan

Relaxing Ryokan

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

My husband had his best sleep ever in our ryokan in Japan.

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Goya Republic

Keith Graff - docgraff [230]

Two negatives can make a positive as proven by the people of Okinawa Japan. By regularly cosuming this main ingredient, a normally foul tasting and indigestable mellon, the people of Okinawa have...

Destinations: Okinawa
Topics: Food
Kina Keiko and Champloose performing at Chakra, the official Champloose live house on Kokusai-dôri.    The sign in the background reads "All weapons into musical instruments" (??????????).

Okinawan Identity and the Song of the Islands

Travis Seifman - toranosuke [219]

An introduction to my thoughts on returning from a brief trip to Naha, Okinawa, my first visit of what I hope will be many more. In between the concrete and asphalt of the modern city of Naha, I...

Destinations: Okinawa
Topics: Culture | Music
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Taiei Shokudô in the Heiwa-dôri shopping market

Taiei Shokudô

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A small Okinawa soba shop in Heiwa-dôri. Authentic, definitely a place locals frequent. Seizô Sakae, the proprietor, is very warm and welcoming, and loves having foreigners in his shop. He invited...

Destinations: Okinawa
Topics: Food
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