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Orion Beer Front Porch….yeah

Driving through one of the backroads of okinawa, we went by this house and immediately slammed on the brakes, backed up, and were greeted to this awesome structure. Not too sure if it would withstand a typhoon, but it was super cool none the less. I will let the pics speak the truth about this.
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and the detail he did with this was crazy. he actually like caulked it all together and stuff. killer
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January 17, 2009 Posted by | Japan | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More Fun in okinawa.

So this is my final full day in okinawa. I leave tomorrow unfortunately. But, yesterday, Bret took me to some more places. One was a Lighthouse, then a go kart track, then back home (got a late start). The lighthouse was so cool. It was on the edge of a cliff basically, right on the ocean (obviously). You could walk out on the cliff rocks and look at the ocean beating away at the cliff faces. It was seriously awesome.
Here are some of the pics for the day. Check out the click able pictures for more pictures.
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GoKart Track we ended up at. Sorry, no in progress pics
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January 16, 2009 Posted by | Japan | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beach in Okinawa

I am originally from Myrtle Beach, SC, so I am no newbie to beaches. But i have to say, this place was gorgeous. The formations on the rocks all around, the clear ocean (which is not happening on the east coast ever) was so breathtaking that i had to just take it all in. The small beauties are the great things that make you appreciate everything. In Tokyo, the sky isn’t blue (unless it just rained), it is NEVER this clear out, no oceans really this close, not to mention the great weather. It was soooooo relaxing.

For more pictures please visit my Flickr Photostream
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That was my great host Bret (FDokinawa on Zeroyon Forum)in the hole.
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These little passages were all over the beach in the rocks. years of Typhoons and erosion take its toll.

January 15, 2009 Posted by | Japan | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Okinawa for a week.

I decided to take a vacation to Okinawa, an island section south of Japan mainland, with my wife for a week. Well, sort of with her. She is down here for work, and I decided to tag along since i always wanted to go down here. So we flew in on Sunday, and I haven’t really been able to do too much since I didn’t get a rental car yet. However today was a different story. Bret (FDokinawa) From Zeroyon forum was a great guy and picked me up this morning, pretty early mind you, and took me around the island for sightseeing. I had a fantastic time and cant thank him enough for the awesome thing he did for me. So here are the vital pics for the day.

For full size pictures, MORE pictures, and all of my other pictures, please visit my
Flickr Photo Album

First stop was an awesome castle. The climb was rough in my new shoes, but it was worth it. So surreal. They were doing maintenance on it while we were there. My guess was they were fixing walls and other structures since they were chipping away at rock.
Katsuren Castle was the location
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More at my flickr.

We also saw some awesome kite surfers out on the water. Makes me wish i lived here now.
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I think the coolest thing was this go-kart track he took me too. Apparently they race mopeds, bikes, and karts there. CRAZZZZZZZY knee dragging on a moped.
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Check back soon for more pictures and ongoings!

January 14, 2009 Posted by | Automotive, Japan | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment