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  1. David

    Beach Yamashiro Coast

    Yamashiro Coast is a beautiful strip of beach and coral coastline, when the tide is out, in Itoman which is almost near the most southern tip of Okinawa. It has lots to offer everyone: It's a great place to relax in the sun, build sandcastles with the kids, take the dogs for a walk, go...
  2. 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...
  3. Rob Oechsle

    Scenic Spot Arashiyama Observation Deck

    For all of you WING NUTS out there who look for these things here's a new one (painted July 2018 by an artist from Taiwan) on the 2nd floor of the Arashiyama LOOK-OUT TOWER in Nago. I also include a pic of the tower and the nice view from up there. Cheers! An Okinawan Angel An Okinawan Angel...
  4. David

    Scenic Spot Cactus Farm

    While driving around Okinawa or sitting at home finding the oddities of Okinawa to visit using the Okinawa Blog or even going through threads in the Okinawa Pin Drops forum, you might come across something interesting to go see. There's an unusual place in Nanjo, for Okinawa that is, that...
  5. Rob Oechsle

    Scenic Spot Okinawa City Hall Lookout Tower

    FOR ALL THOSE WHO LIKE A BIRDS-EYE VIEW, but DON'T WANT TO CLIMB A MOUNTAIN TO GET ONE !!! Just a short hop past GOYA 4 CORNERS and KOZA MUSIC TOWN is one of the best ALL-WEATHER LOOKOUT TOWERS in Okinawa. Built on a part of old CAMP KOZA, the Okinawa City Hall and its signature LOOKOUT TOWER...
  6. David

    Scenic Spot Nirai Kanai Bridge Observation Deck

    The Nirai Kanai Bridge Observation Deck provides one of the most spectacular views Okinawa has to offer. The two connected bridges—the Nirai Bridge and Kanai Bridge—wrapping gracefully around a forested view in the foreground with spectacular views of Komaka Island and Kudaka Island resting in...
  7. Rob Oechsle

    Scenic Spot Kogusuku Observatory in Yaese

    For those who have that insatiable need to spy out your domain, while looking over all that you rule, here's another fine LOOK-OUT TOWER (one of many all over the island) that lets you see southern Okinawa for miles around. The 20-year-old "Seibu Plaza Tembodai" --or, the "Kogusuku Observatory"...
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