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First days on Ishigaki and Iriomote 10

First days on Ishigaki and Iriomote

June 28th 2010
25 / 06 - 2010 So i woke at 06:40, totally startled, surprised that my iPod hadn't notified me at 06.15 as the alarm was set to. So i looked at it, to find out it was out of battery.. damn lucky i woke up by myself. (praise jet-lag), had I woken up much later, then I wouldn't have made my flight from Hanada. Got onboard the plain around 10, after spending sometime going through security. The goo ... 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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