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Between Kagoshima & Okinawa

Isles in the Southern Reaches

Donny Kimball
5 min readOct 13, 2021

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An Okinawan statue of a Shisha at Ishigaki’s Kabira Bay
This story was originally published on japan.travel and has been syndicated here on Medium

The islands of Okinawa are quickly becoming popular with overseas visitors. And even though Japan is not necessarily known as a beach resort destination, locales like Miyakojima and Ishigaki are making a name for themselves outside the domestic market. And while it’s wonderful that Okinawa is…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/