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Our own private lagoon  

Our own private lagoon

Okinawa, Japan

May 23rd 2006
We went to Okinawa at the end of May - kind of a little vacation to relax and also to end Larry's week-long birthday celebration! When we first arrived at the Naha Airport in Okinawa City, we were REALLY disappointed to find that the weather was cloudy and pouring rain on the island...not exactly the tropical island getaway we were expecting. Still, we hopped on the bus that would take us to o ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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