White Beach Okinawa Revisited

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful shores of Okinawa once again upon mooring at White Beach; an American Naval base located north east of the capital of Naha. Like last time, my ship only stopped by for a few hours but that didn’t stop me from getting out and exploring. During my last visit, I explored Okinawa’s beautiful beaches, but this time I decided to venture deep into it’s jungles in search of the ancient burial tombs of the ancient civilization of the Ryukyu people.
Okinawa Tomb
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First Steps in Okinawa

Finally got to actually take one of my walks in Okinawa, Japan today. Okinawa is an island south of Japan’s southern most “main” island Kyushu. It is part of an island chain that is separate from mainland Japan but is still considered Japan.
Okinawa Beach 1
So beautiful! It’s a shame that port visits in Okinawa are very rare.
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