Archive for May 2016

OKINAWA TRIP 15: NAKIJIN CASTLE

By Jenifer Tull-Gauger Nakijin was to be our northernmost Okinawa destination.  As we got close, we stopped in a convenience store to buy our lunch. Once again, as in several other stores, the bento box-type perishable foods were displayed at room temperature.  This included all types of meat, pasta salad, rice, goya chample, eggs, and…

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OKINAWA TRIP 14: OCEAN EXPO PARK

By Jenifer Tull-Gauger Thursday morning, we drove north to the Motobu Peninsula.  The highway was fairly scenic, but the overcast weather and early hour kept lulling me to sleep on the ride.  As we got close, the road went up the coastline. The group’s goal for the morning was to go to the Okinawa Churaumi…

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