To Ishigaki Island, Okinawa in search of colorful crafts that are like the island in the south.

Ishigaki Island is 411km south of the main island, among the southernmost prefectures in Japan, Okinawa Prefecture.

There is still a unique culture in this area that was nurtured under the influence of the southern island’s natural environment and the Ryukyu Kingdom.

The strong lyrical crafts that take advantage of the strong sunlight stand out from the light is also a feature of the crafts of this area.

Take time out on the island and relax and experience this unique culture.

Sightseeing Vol.1 2019/07/16

【Day1】First of all, say hello to the guardian god of the island, and let's sing fresh seafood.

Arrive at Ishigaki Airport

↓30 minutes by car

Visit “Yonago Ware Workshop”

↓30 minutes by car

Dinner at Tavern “Hitoshi”

Ishigaki Island Night

 

When you arrive at the airport, you will find the “Yonago Ware Workshop”, known as The Siser Farm.

 

You are surprised at the original space suitable for the name of “Sisser Farm”.

 

Say hello to the island’s guardian god in prayer for the safety of your journey.

 

We went to Hitoshi, a tavern known for not being able to make reservations for dinner.

 

Fresh seafood can be eaten at a reasonable price.


【Day2】Playing with the rich nature of Iriomote Island

Ishigaki Island

↓40-60 minutes by high-speed boat

Iriomote Island Uehara Port

↓15 minutes by car

Walk around “Yufujima Island”

↓5 minutes by car

Experience mangrove dyeing in “Experience Studio Yukui”

↓15 minutes by car

Iriomote Island Uehara Port

↓40-60 minutes by high-speed boat

Ishigaki Island

Ishigaki Island Night

 

On the second day, we took a one-day trip to Iriomote Island.

 

Only the island, famous for its mangroves, is healed by the rich greenery.

 

In the afternoon, it is a rare dye experience to use mangroves.

 

We take it easy because of the island time, but be careful not to miss the ferry on our way back.


【Day3】After enjoying the beautiful sea in the Kawadaira area, visit a popular workshop

Breakfast at “Tofu’s Higa”

↓30 minutes by car

Experience “SUP” in Kawadaira Bay

↓5 minutes by car

“Minamijima Ware Workshop “ tour and shopping

 

On the last day, we get up early and eat a body-friendly breakfast in “Tofu’s Higa”.

 

Once your stomach is full, we went to Kawadaira Bay, the highlight of ishigaki island’s sightseeing.

 

There are a variety of activities, such as glass boating and kayaking, but this time we will try “SUP”.

 

After that, we shop at “Minamijima Ware Workshop “, which has fans all over the country with colorful style.

 

We leave Ishigaki Island by the evening flight.


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