Ishigaki…and more

Hey everybody,

I know it’s been a while, so I’m going to just make a picture blog of some of my recent adventures…

Ishigaki first, then Seragaki Beach for snorkeling, Hamahiga and Ikei islands. Then in Seoul, Korea and lastly a few days in Chiba, Japan.

shimadori
Shimadori….the shoe of Okinawa…
catching fish
Catch of the day in Ishigaki.
sea creatures and me
Moving house….disturbing little sea creatures
looking down from lighthouse
view from the lighthouse
cow in ishigaki
Ishigaki beef in the making…
rice fields
Rice paddy

 

 

hibiscus
the ubiquitous hibiscus
good one fish
little fish, big coral… at Seragaki Beach.
rocks on hamahiga
Ikeijima, a quiet little beach
a little beach on hamahiga
Hamahiga little beach…
flowers
Vibrant flowers along the walkway of Bukchon, Seoul, Korea
abalone shell
a lovely little abalone shell on a beach in Korea.
gwangjang market 1
Gwangjang Market in Seoul
netflix lady and noodles
Cho Yonsoon, in the Netflix show ‘Street Food’ in Gwangjang Market.
me and lady from Netflix
The knife cut noodles were wonderful! Me and Cho Yonsoon!
big dog
Keeping watch over Gyeongbokgung Palace.
traditional houses
Bukchon Hanok Village – traditional homes
me at doctor's house bukchon
Visiting a traditional house in Bukchon Hanok Village, Seoul.
jogyesa
My absolutely favorite temple – Jogyesa, Seoul Korea
water palace
A palace on the water inside the walls of Gyeongbokgung Palace.
out the window mitsui
A room with a view- Chiba, looking toward Chiba jo.
chiba shrine through the trees
Chiba Shrine, through the trees.
chibajo
Chiba Castle built by Tunetane Chiba in 1126.
chiba warrior
Tsuneshige Chiba (千葉常重)
little shrine in chibajo
Small Shinto shrine on the grounds of Chiba Castle.

I am looking forward to Singapore some time in the future, then back to USA for a few weeks, and hopefully in November….Hanoi!

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