We ate dinner at a little shack on the beach this evening. Delicious food, lovely views, lots of space for active (flower-picking) little kids!
Posted in August 2013 …
Aquarium/Ocean Expo Park
We’d heard that the aquarium here on Okinawa is a “must-see,” “world class,” etc. We’d also heard that it was a bit of a drive and at least a full day’s worth of activities. We probably could have planned a little better to fully maximize on this attraction, but Elliot had a day off, we … Continue reading
Afternoon at the beach
Today we headed to the south of our island (ok, it’s hardly “our island” and that probably sounded a bit preposterous, but I’m trying to feel home here, so that’s why I wrote it!) with our host family and another family that just moved here. We ate lunch at a cafe with beautiful views of … Continue reading
While Asher was napping and I was searching the Internet for ways to find friends in Okinawa (yes I know that sounds a bit pathetic, but that really is what I was doing)…. Isla applied at least a hundred stickers to herself. We’ve made sticker shoes before (what I thought was a stroke of genius … Continue reading
A lot has happened in the past few days! We have a car now, and licenses to drive it. We’re both driving on the left side of the road (mostly competently). Elliot has started working, real staff shifts. We’ve chosen a home to move into (not such a tough choice when the housing office gave … Continue reading
Asher hit the jackpot while we were out browsing around a mall yesterday- a ton of remotes, all lined up right at his level. Then Isla hit the jackpot at dinner- cotton candy, do-it-yourself, for dessert!
Here are a few pictures of us as tourists. Soaking our feet in a public hot spring. Trying on hats (everybody wears hats, and lots of sun protection in general). Eating at a noodle shop (Elliot is sitting on a mat on the floor; Isla is in a special tiny chair designed for this specific … Continue reading