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  1. Sacred Sites Leading To Modern Okinawa

    Sacred Sites Leading To Modern Okinawa

    A roadway, with a hillside to the left, held up by a traditional Ryukyu-style wall, splitting old and preserved Ryukyu era sacred sites and tombs at Moriguchi Park in Naha City, leading off into modern Okinawa.
  2. Sueyoshi Shrine

    Sueyoshi Shrine

    The Sueyoshi Shrine is located within the grounds of Sueyoshi Park in Naha City.
  3. David

    Park Santinmo Park & Observation Tower

    Santinmo Park (marked on Google Maps as Santenmo Park, but pinned below) is a great kid-friendly and dog-friendly place to visit with some sceneic views of Itoman, Okinawa, the East China Sea and 360 degrees all around. This is because it has an observation tower smack dab in the park that lets...
  4. Walking Iso Park

    Walking Iso Park

    Urasoe, the city Camp Kinser is located in, opened up parks on May 11th. We took this opportunity to finally get out and free our minds from what's going on around us in the world while enjoying the scenery. Iso Park has some amazing views from atop the hill as well as some great walking paths...
  5. Feeling Crabby?

    Feeling Crabby?

    Feeling crabby during these days? A lot of us are and a lot of us will be impacted during these times. Just know that as the days pass, things will always get better. Let's all hope for the best so that we can once again return to the beach in flocks the fiddler crab in person (or to swim and...
  6. Peace Memorial Park Children's Playground

    Fun Peace Memorial Park Children's Playground

    If you have one or more children that constantly need your attention, and especially if their ages are apart, you might have been exhausted every single day trying to figure out what could tire them out. But that was till yesterday! I always wished that there had been a place that could...
  7. Rob Oechsle

    Park Okinawa Prefectural People's Forest (Kenmin no Mori)

    Forest of Residents' State Park (Kenmin-no-Mori) -- A beginners trail map to get you started: Questions about this place keep popping up, so I decided to adopt a local trail map with some overlaid notes and post it for this group. Intentionally simple, it leaves plenty of room for you to...
  8. E

    2020 Morning Fest

    2020 Morning Fest is an event taking place at Shintoshin Park, near Main Place in Naha, from 0800 to 1200 on Sunday, January 2020, that offers the best breakfasts, to include coffees, served from the most popular restaurants and cafes in Okinawa that'll give you the energy you need to go...
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    2019 End Of The Year Cooking & Cleanup Event At

    At Okinawa Comprehensive Park in Okinawa City, there will be an event not only to cook different types of simple foods with local Okinawans but to also take care of the beautification of the park itself. The meeting time will be at 0950 inside the Okinawa Comprehensive Park Gymnasium main...
  10. David

    Park Kakazu Takadai Park (Peace Park)

    Kakazu Takadai Park (Peace Park) in Ginowan must be one of my all-time favorite parks in Okinawa. It's got something for everyone: For those with toddlers to mid-aged kids to even teens, history buffs, and even fit freaks. Once you arrive at the parking lot, like on a busy day like today...
  11. David

    Park Yamashita First Cave Site Park

    While it's only 900 square meters in size, and only two dedicated parking spaces, as if they'll ever be occupied at once, it does offer some activities for both kids and adults to enjoy. Adults can murder their feet on this foot massage course. Once that's done, get some pullups in. And...
  12. David

    Historical Landmark Yamashita-cho Cave 1

    Yamashita-cho Cave 1, located in Naha City, is the oldest site on Okinawa dating back to the prehistoric stone age at being 32,000, years old. This is a goldmine for those aspiring anthropologists in Okinawa, or those just studying anthropology to have a connection to such an old site while...
  13. David

    Park Stairway to Heaven

    The Stairway to Heaven is in Chatan, Okinawa. It can easily be located as it's right outside Camp Foster's Firehouse Gate (Gate 3). It leads directly up 268 steps to the outer perimeter of Plaza Housing and is a grueling leg workout. From the base, it doesn't look that tough. However, the steps...
  14. Swim, Soak Up Sun, Have A Beer & More At Chura SUN Beach

    Beach Swim, Soak Up Sun, Have A Beer & More At Chura SUN Beach

    As you can probably name a lot of things that you would like to do at a beach, finding the beach that allows you to do all of the things you want to do could be just a little difficult. Let's say, you'd love to go for a swim in the water and what you'd want after you get your feet back on the...
  15. Tochka Information

    Tochka Information

    Information about the tochka.
  16. Way Down

    Way Down

    The way down to the entrance of the tochka.
  17. Tochka Doorway

    Tochka Doorway

    The entrance and exit of the tochka.
  18. Inside the Tochka

    Inside the Tochka

    Inside the tochka.
  19. Tochka Side

    Tochka Side

    A side view of the two front holes.
  20. Looking Through

    Looking Through

    Looking through one of the holes in the tochka to see the entrance/exit.
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