Okinawa

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I had a busy schedule last week.

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Today I returned from a short trip to Okinawa! Sadly, I didn’t read about the history of this island but going there taught me a lot. It seems a little different to me compared to the other prefectures in Japan. Every city I went to has a special ambiance to it which is great. I love variation and I hate sticking to one thing or one place the whole time. So I believe this trip was more than a success.

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During that time I carried my sketchbook with me and drew when I was in the airport and even when I boarded the plane. I didn’t take my copics with me for I know I’d create a mess. And having to carry all of my markers with me is a whole different story.

So, as I was drawing one of the passing-by flight attendant noticed my drawings and she liked them! I was truly happy that she recognized my work. I hope that the world will recognize my work one day too. And it’s a good feeling to see others liking and giving their feedback on my illustrations. So I’ll continue sketching and sharing my work as I always do.

What did I do in Okinawa?

My family and I reached Okinawa during lunch time. After checking in and dropping our luggage we went around searching for a restaurant. We had a map with restaurants marked on them so we went to a random one and we landed at a steak and burger restaurant. At first, I saw the selections they had on their menu and it was ok. I got worried about my choice of a burger steak, spaghetti with meat sauce, and white rice as a side dish. I wasn’t sure what I was worried about but when trying something new it’s normal to feel that way. However, the burger was absolutely delicious! I truly loved my meal and if I ever went to Okinawa again I’d definitely pay them a visit! The name of the restaurant is Jack’s Steak House and it’s not too far from Naha’s monorail.

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The day after, we visited the Shuri Castle and The Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters. Both places were worth visiting. I covered up everything in my snapchat: Artistakw. Unfortunately, all pictures are gone for they passed the 24 hours.

So in short, it was a great journey.

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