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Exploring Nanjo April 6, 2010

Posted by Elisa Hough in Photos.
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Now we are staying in Sashiki, a quaint and quiet neighborhood in the southeastern city of Nanjo. It’s about the exact opposite of Naha:

A friend of a family friend is letting us into her home for the week, and our only payment is helping take care of this little one, Chisato-chan:

It’s considered a pretty rural area by modern Okinawan standards, even with all paved roads and modern Western-style houses. There are a lot of sugarcane fields integrated with the residential areas:

We really haven’t gotten to explore too far yet, but I did find this curious tree:

And this home made out of a bus:



1. okidu - April 6, 2010

It looks like from the Google map you are close to the Seifu-utaki. If you get a chance, do see it – it’s the mythological/real origin of Okinawan people and it is just heavenly.

2. The Sugarcane Recordings « oki yo! - June 25, 2010

[…] in the country in Sashiki, the buzzes and drones from nocturnal critters was enthralling. So on our last night there, I […]

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