Tag: Ishigaki

Ishigaki – Taketomi island

Ishigaki – Taketomi island

Nearby to Ishigaki is Taketomi Island. To get there, you take a short ferry ride from Ishigaki.  To be greeted my a quaint village of traditional houses. It looks like the village from Totoro!  Or so one of my friends exclaimed.  The one who likes […]

Ishigaki – a bull of an adventure

Ishigaki – a bull of an adventure

We decided to visit Iriomote one not so fine day. After an 30 minute ferry ride over to the island (its separate from Ishigaki) we arrived on the new island and went on a quick boat tour. Unfortunately because of the bad weather, there wasn’t that much […]

Ishigaki – taco rice, sea and pottery

Ishigaki – taco rice, sea and pottery

As my last trip outside of Tokyo, a couple friends and I decided to visit Ishigaki.  One of the most southern parts of Japan.  Its about an hour south of the main island of Okinawa. It was meant to be a really chill trip! The […]