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Okinawa Day 2 (Shuri Castle and Kokusai Street)

Our second full day in Okinawa began with a visit to Shuri Castle, the palace of the Ryuukyuu Kingdom.  It’s been around since at least the 1300s, but was destroyed during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945.  They began reconstruction … Continue reading

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Okinawa Day 1 (Zamami Island)

Our first day in Okinawa was spent in paradise.  More specifically, it was spent on Zamami Island, one of the smaller islands surrounding Okinawa.

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Okinawa Day 0 (First Impressions)

A group of us decided to take a trip to Okinawa during Golden Week (a period in Japan with several holidays one after another), because we had school off those days.  But, we made a mistake and thought Golden Week … Continue reading

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