This week was spent visiting two of the southern Yaeyama Islands. Here are some photos taken on the main island of Ishigaki.
A view of the centre of the port city of Ishigaki.
Pleased to find The Power of Okinawa on the shelf at Ishigaki city library.
Two scenes from Ishigaki’s Kabira Bay.
With singers Takashi and Chiyoko Hatoma on a visit to their minyo club Bashofu.
Miyara Dunchi was built in 1819 and is the oldest surviving such building in Okinawa.
The garden at Miyara Dunchi reflects the subtropical climate of the Yaeyama Islands.
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Another view of Miyara Dunchi.