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Japanese convenience stores offer a wide variety of meals and snacks. Here are a few of the unfamiliar items I found in Japanese convenience stores.
BBC did an interesting video segment on unusual Japanese fashion called Ganguro:
On my last afternoon in Nago, Okinawa (30 January 2008), I took more photos of sakura (cherry blossoms). Most of the photos below have larger versions that will load when you click the images.
I went to the Nago Sakura Festival in Okinawa, Japan today. The sakura (cherry blossoms) were not developed as far as they were on the Mount Yaedake Sakura Festival, but the walk up the mountain to the shrine was very interesting. Here are some photos:
Here are some photos of green tea and sakura ice cream from the cherry blossom festival in Nago, Okinawa.
I've been in Okinawa for over a month and it is a lot cheaper than I had expected.