Monthly Archives: May 2006

Our 5-Day Yaeyama Island Hopping Trip In Okinawa Prefecture

One of the most over-used cliches when any event suffers from a downpour is that the rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the people. I thought this to be a load of b*llocks when Ai and I arrived in Ishigaki to see … Continue reading

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Tropics Of Interest: Prelude To Our Okinawa Island Hopping Trip

It may not ever get voted into the greatest movies of all time but one of my favourites is ‘The Karate Kid‘ (1984). Daniel-san’s mentor was of course Mr Miyagi who came from Okinawa (the character and not the late-actor … Continue reading

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Moving Into The Digital Age

All the photos that appear on this blog were only taken by my mobile phone camera. While this is fine for close up photos its not so good for views and more long distant shots. I therefore felt the urge … Continue reading

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