Iriomote part 1 July 10th 2010 So I've been a lazy writer since I went to Iriomote. Which now comes back to haunt me! Damn! I have decided to put some of the days together as to make it more interesting, not to mention that I have already forgotten some of the things. To many impressions stored somewhere in my brain.
05 / 07 - 2010
Tamaki, Yoko and I left Ishigaki around lunchtime departing to Iriomote. The boat fare was arou ... read more
Asia » Japan » Okinawa » Iriomote Island 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