A guidebook for the Village of Ginoza led to the discovery of three ancient stone carvings, located within the district of Sokei and the legend behind annual rituals performed there.
The statues were placed in the north, south and west boundaries of the settlement to ward off evil.
On the road to Miyagi Island, Henza Island takes only six minutes to travel through, often making it more of a passing point than a destination. But, make no mistake, you will not regret making a longer stop to enjoy the wonders of this small island.
A day relaxing on a beach, having a glass of beer and BBQ with your friend is a great way of spending your weekend in Okinawa. Or if you are a shutter bug, you may have a hard time making a choice between the nostalgic scene of sugarcane roads and the vibrant color of hibiscus lined in front of resort hotels.
Ah! The aroma of fresh coffee in the early morning forest air. The first slow sip before my friends wake up. I take a deep breath while surveying our campsite surroundings – the trees, river and rolling hills. Nothing beats camping!
Otawa Azalea Hills in Yokosuka City is known as one of the most popular Azalea blossom spots. Between mid-April through to the beginning of May, you can see tens of thousands of beautiful azalea blossoms in various colors.
As another hot summer sun beat down on Okinawa last year, me and a group of five fellow surfers paddled out off Yomitan in search of our next wave. With only two more hours before the sunset, the clock was ticking. Lucky for us, we had pro surfer Danny Melhado to guide us.