January 8, 2010
Ten days later and I’ve realised that keeping this site updated while travelling is a much trickier prospect than it was when I was staying in one place. Still…
I made it back to the island on New Year’s Eve. It was excellent to be back and see everyone again, and there was much music, dancing, and being merry. In the morning of the 1st I climbed the tallest hill on the island to watch the sun rise over the Okinawan mainland, and later in the day I played with the taiko drumming group at the seijinshiki (big coming of age party for those who turned 20 in the previous year) of one of my favourite classes.
Alas, today I have run out of time to write more, so here is a photo instead: