Posts Tagged ‘Okinawa’

Ryu-Kyu style dining

February 23, 2009

Pork & boiled egg

Okinawan cuisine at 一会 (Ichikai ?) in Kabukichō, Shinjuku.

According to the restaurant page it’s 2 minutes from Shinjuku station’s east exit, but it took us the best part of an hour to find it, even with GPS navigation.

More pictures here: Ryu-Kyu Style Dining.

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Okinawa – Snakes

July 30, 2007

In Okinawa they seemed to have an obsession with snakes. In quite a few of the shops on the main street they were selling snakes pickled in what looked like Sake. I wasn’t quite sure if you were supposed to actually drink the sake, or if it was just for decoration.

Snakes in a Jar, Okinawa

There was also a museum with live exhibits of the different species of snake that are native to Japan.

Okinawa – Shuri Castle Park

July 28, 2007

Shuri Castle

Photos from Shuri Castle, Okinawa.

Okinawa – Peace Memorial Park

July 28, 2007

It’s been a while since I had time to update the site. I’m going to try to finish off the series of photos from the wedding trip in Japan over the next week or so.

Memorial Stones

We were in Okinawa for a few days before the wedding. Here are some pictures from a trip to the Peace Memorial Park:

We couldn’t go in the tower because of building work, but we walked around the park and looked at all the memorial stones.