Language

Random...

Contact

Email: tartoinjapan@gmail.com

Theme

Select a theme:

Syndication

Feeds

Follow me

Posts

Okinawa 5 - Kerama

02/14/2009

Okinawa 5 - Kerama

Why would one want to stay in Naha while there are beautiful islands nearby? Not even one hour from Naha by boat, the Kerama archipelago is a good choice for those who would rather relax than stay in town...

Category: Okinawa

3 comment(s)

Okinawa 4 - Naha

02/01/2009

Okinawa 4 - Naha

Saying goodbye to Iriomote, I flew to Naha, the cultural and economical center of Okinawa. I didn't intend to stay there, but rather use it as a base to visit the neighboring islands...

Category: Okinawa

7 comment(s)

Okinawa 3 - Iriomote

01/04/2009

Okinawa 3 - Iriomote

Back to Okinawa, this time on Iriomote island at the extreme south. Here, the atmosphere is completely different. Contrary to the other islands, the highlight is not the sea, even though there are a couple beautiful beaches, but the jungle that covers 90% of the surface of the island...

Category: Okinawa

5 comment(s)

Okinawa 2 - Ishigaki

12/19/2008

Okinawa 2 - Ishigaki

The second part of my trip to Okinawa was Ishigaki island in the central archipelago. Let me say right from the start that the main town is absolutely ugly, so ugly in fact that I did not take any picture. Renting a car is necessary, it is the only way to escape the town and visit the remote parts of the island...

Category: Okinawa

4 comment(s)

Okinawa 1 - Miyako

11/06/2008

Okinawa 1 - Miyako

Most visitors of Okinawa make their first stop on the main archipelago. But since I knew what to expect and I didn't have much time on my hands, I skipped that part and went straight to Miyako, the central archipelago...

Category: Okinawa

3 comment(s)

Okinawa - Introduction

10/26/2008

It's already the end of october and temperatures have dropped. Last year at the same period, I spent my last ten days of vacations visiting the Ryukyu archipelago, more commonly known as Okinawa...

Category: Okinawa

5 comment(s)