Trip to Okinawa last year brought so many unexpected and surprising
perspectives. I had not been there for more than thirty years, it was
quite an eye-opening event. First, the humidity was unbearable. Living
in much cooler climate, i.e. Washington state, it felt like sauna and
made breathing taxing. Though once I’d gotten used to it, its
thalassotherapy was definitely a welcoming treat.
There was some stress relieving quality being in the island. When I gazed into the crack of dawn around 4 am, it felt as though time had stopped and caught in the moment of utter beauty of the sun: just peeking out behind still slightly fragmented clouds. That sight was breathtaking and memorable to say the least.
Yukio Kevin Iraha