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シーサー(Sheesā), the traditional guardian lion dogs on roof tops or gate posts to ward off evil spirits unique to Okinawa, Japan, often in pairs.

シーサー(Sheesā), the traditional guardian lion dogs on roof tops or gate posts to ward off evil spirits unique to Okinawa, Japan, often in pairs.

The dragon boatrace which is a traditional event in Okinawa "Hurry" illustration by Seitarou Shima

The dragon boatrace which is a traditional event in Okinawa "Hurry" illustration by Seitarou Shima

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IZUMIZAKI

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TSUBOYA

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IZUMIZAKI

Shisa dogs by gypsygentilli, via Flickr

Shisa dogs by gypsygentilli, via Flickr

Shishi lion-dog, the gate gardian by artibacsi, via Flickr

Shishi lion-dog, the gate gardian by artibacsi, via Flickr

“Shisa” The image of a talisman against evil seen in southernmost tip of Japan,Okinawa.Okinawa floating in South China Sea has unique culture in Japan!

“Shisa” The image of a talisman against evil seen in southernmost tip of Japan,Okinawa.Okinawa floating in South China Sea has unique culture in Japan!

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Okinawa

village market

village market

Okinawa-our next destination

Okinawa-another place where my family lived before I was born. I would like to visit here and discover if it is still possible to find a lobster washed up after a storm, as my big brother did when he was young!

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