In Okinawa Island’s northern town of Motobu, bonito streamers are swimming in the air instead of carp ones since the town is well-known for bonito fishing.
When you wake up in the morning, blue sky, emerald sea, and white sand spread in front of your eyes.
That was the experience I had last week here in Nakijin Village, located in the north of Okinawa Island.
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The annual Naha Haarii dragon boat race will start tomorrow in the prefectural capital of Okinawa. The 3-day event is the biggest dragon boat races here in Okinawa. A large number of people from mainland Japan and overseas travels to the southern island to see the races.
Multiple stages were built on Chuo Park Avenue, and music, dance, and other performances were showcased.
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From my Postcards from the Ryukyus series, this is a scene from Taiwan cherry blossoms taken back in 2014.