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Covering  Japan? I taught a unit of study on the country of Japan for 32 years and would love to share some my notes, activities and resources I us...

Japan....Learn about the Land of the Rising Sun

Covering Japan? I taught a unit of study on the country of Japan for 32 years and would love to share some my notes, activities and resources I us...

Simply beautiful. Japan has nothing to envy to other countries.    Source : www.flickr.com/...

Simply beautiful. Japan has nothing to envy to other countries. Source : www.flickr.com/...

Hateruma has a stone monument staking its claim as the country’s southernmost point—a popular photo op for visitors. Another hit? Nishihama, an almost blindingly white, soft beach with good offshore snorkeling options. Drawing its name from the Okinawan word for coral, uruma, Hateruma loosely means “The Last Reef” or the “Edge of the Coral.” With no stoplights and very few streetlights, the island’s lack of light pollution also makes it one of the few places in Japan to view the Southern…

Hateruma has a stone monument staking its claim as the country’s southernmost point—a popular photo op for visitors. Another hit? Nishihama, an almost blindingly white, soft beach with good offshore snorkeling options. Drawing its name from the Okinawan word for coral, uruma, Hateruma loosely means “The Last Reef” or the “Edge of the Coral.” With no stoplights and very few streetlights, the island’s lack of light pollution also makes it one of the few places in Japan to view the Southern…

The wooden tower of To-ji Temple in Nara Japan is the largest temple pagoda in the country at a height of 54.8 meters.

The wooden tower of To-ji Temple in Nara Japan is the largest temple pagoda in the country at a height of 54.8 meters.

[10 Things To Do In Okinawa (2016)] 1. Watch humpback whales during their winter migration in Zamami Island. (The whales prefer the warmer waters of Okinawa!) 2. Visit Ryukyu Mura (a traditional and cultural theme park) 3. Eat purple sweet potato 4. Eat "takoraisu" or taco rice~ An okinawan specialty! 5. Eat sata andagi (okinawan doughnut balls) 6. Visit Cape Manzamo (popular scenic rock formation overlooking the ocean) 7. Visit Shuri Castle 8. Shop at Kokusai Street (popular dining and…

[10 Things To Do In Okinawa (2016)] 1. Watch humpback whales during their winter migration in Zamami Island. (The whales prefer the warmer waters of Okinawa!) 2. Visit Ryukyu Mura (a traditional and cultural theme park) 3. Eat purple sweet potato 4. Eat "takoraisu" or taco rice~ An okinawan specialty! 5. Eat sata andagi (okinawan doughnut balls) 6. Visit Cape Manzamo (popular scenic rock formation overlooking the ocean) 7. Visit Shuri Castle 8. Shop at Kokusai Street (popular dining and…

American Electric Trolley at the SOUTH GATE of SEOUL, 1903 by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr. Photo by HERBERT G. PONTING, 1903

American Electric Trolley at the SOUTH GATE of SEOUL, 1903 by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr. Photo by HERBERT G. PONTING, 1903

Cape Zanpa Lighthouse, Okinawa | Japan (by Jason Kimball)

Cape Zanpa Lighthouse, Okinawa | Japan (by Jason Kimball)

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