Okinawa, a prefecture within the Ryukyu Islands, is the tropical paradise of Japan. Located a mere 2.5 to 3.5-hour flight from Osaka and Tokyo, Okinawa is visited by many Japanese people on vacation, school children on their school trips and visitors to Japan.
I arrived in Okinawa in late March, which is a good time of the year for weather. Its fairly cool and not very rainy. I immediately got an apartment on the sea wall. Okinawa is about 60 miles long and not more than 10 miles wide in most places. To break it down, the south part of the island is where ...
Posted in John's Travels by metke
Actualy the official name is the Okinawan Cultural Centre. The locals call it Okinawa World a play on Disney World and yes it s a tourist trap. To see all the exhibits is 1600yen a person add 30% or another 500 and that's $21.00 loonies apiece I went for the cheapy at 1200 yen. The cave complex is one (may ...
Posted in Patrick's Okinawa, Tokyo, Viet Nam by patgoodeve