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NHK – Cycle Around Japan: Okinawa – The Tropical Yaeyama Islands (2016)

NHK Cycle Around Japan Okinawa The Tropical Yaeyama Islands

The Yaeyama islands in Okinawa Prefecture, where the lifestyle that has existed since ancient times is still strong. The trip is filled with discoveries, including the sabani boats of Ishigaki island made from logs, the exquisite scenery of Taketomi island, and a woman who carries on the tradition of minsa fabric. A stop on Hateruma leads to the island’s only school, where kids from kindergarten to junior high study together. Immerse yourself in a 4-day journey through nature and culture.

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