Not far from Cafe and Gallery Umito are the picturesque ruins of the Gushikawa Castle. There isn't much to appreciate structure-wise as there is very little left of what must have been an impressive building with a magnificent backdrop.
Japan is divided into eight major regions with a total of forty-seven prefectures, from the Okinawa islands in the southwest to Tokyo in the east and Hokkaido in the north, each unique in their customs, sights, and food cultures.
Yoshoku, or Western dishes, came to Okinawa decades after hitting Japan’s mainland. The adoption of the Western cuisine was accelerated when the island became more exposed to American food after the battle of Okinawa.