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Approaching Naha
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Approaching Naha Airport
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Landing in Naha Airport
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Naha Airport Domestic Terminal
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Boeing 747
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The flowers in the passenger corridor is a very nice touch at Naha Airport.
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Koban police box
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Meiji Bridge
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Shuri Castle's Shureimon Gate 守礼門 which appears on the 2000 yen note.
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Shuri Castle
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Shuri Castle wall
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Inside Shuri Castle's main plaza
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Shuri Castle's Seiden main hall. It is a brilliant reconstruction inside and out.
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I went with a tour group and this is part of the tour group photo. Going on a bus tour was most convenient (before the monorail was completed).
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Shuri Castle wall. Okinawan castles are called gusuku, a very different type of architecture from Japanese castles on the mainland.
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Kokusai-dori is Naha's main drag with shops and restaurants. 国際通り
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See-sa figurines
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Sanshin (with snakeskin) for sale.
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Kyushu-Okinawa G8 Summit T-shirts
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Heiwa-dori shopping arcade
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She's selling goya (bitter melon) juice. I tried it.
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Colorful fish in the Makishi Public Market where you can pick the fish to be cooked for your meal.
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My lunch.
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Pickled vegetables.
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Okinawan restaurant
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Photo gallery on Kokusai-dori
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See-sa on Kokusai-dori.
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Sculpture at a high school.
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I rented a bicycle to cycle around Naha. Came across this beach near the port.
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Crossing the bridge.
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Perry Monument
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Perry Monument marking the place where he landed on June 6, 1853.
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Back of Perry Monument which is in a cemetery.
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Okinawan graves
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Monorail being built in 2000.
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See-sa at a kindergarten.
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My take-out dinner at Naha Airport before the flight back to Tokyo. Goya-champuru and rice.
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Urinal with a view.
     
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