Archive for June 2016

OKINAWA TRIP 18: ON THE ROAD FROM NAHA

By Jenifer Tull-Gauger I enjoyed comparing and contrasting the everyday things like road workers and signs. Naha: the city’s sites adjacent to Shuri Castle: I found this interesting: the center high-rise is completely covered in tarps as they do construction on it: This elf sign adorned several locations.  I believe they were vehicle emission facilities…

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OKINAWA TRIP 17: SHURI CASTLE

by Jenifer Tull-Gauger On Saturday, July 4th, we went to Shuri Castle, in the capitol city of Naha.  There were a lot of (mostly) Asian tourists there, and it was fairly crowded.  Our hosts worked their magic with the attendants in the full parking garage and finagled enough parking for us. Shuri Castle has been…

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OKINAWA TRIP 16: SHOPPING, RELAXING & PR

By Jenifer Tull-Gauger The huge sign, above, bordered a large, open park.  We stopped at a large grocery store to get food to grill at the Wray’s.  Below is something that Amy told us about, but we finally got to see it with our own eyes.  They sell premium fruit that is gift-worthy.  These watermelons…

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