On the beach in Okinawa, amidst a carpet of coral, I spotted this shell and thought it was worth a photo. I got someone to pose in the background to make the composition more interesting and took the photo as quickly as possible, before it’s inhabitant decided to crawl off.
Wandering down the main tourist strip in Naha (the Okinawan capital) we spotted this parrot, chatting away as people tried to photograph him. He was a moody little guy, shuffling to the other side of the cage and snapping at fingers through the bars- doing his best not to appear in any photos.
Okinawa is a part of Japan, though you can list the similarities on one hand- 1.The language… maybe one finger. They are a tropical set of islands with their own unique culture- a laid back Caribbean version of Japan. I used one of Japans many extended weekends for a visit, choosing a small island off […]