Driving to Ikei Island

Husband and I apparently haven’t learned our lesson yet, this was our second time driving to the little islands on the east part of Okinawa. First we explored Hamahiga Island and this time we drove a little farther down to Ikei Island, but both times we had to turn back earlier than we wanted. Last time we didn’t bring any yen with us (what were we thinking, am i right?) and both times we were starving so much we had to come back home. We should’ve learned our lesson the first time, but no, i guess third times the charm. Note: Must bring food with us! Although we didn’t do much, it was a gorgeous end to Golden Week and the drive there did not disappoint!


^^ i love how low the tide was and how beautifully it photographed ^^


^^ cooking some corn on the cob on a handmade BBQ by the beach ^^

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Hi! I'm Laura, the girl behind Little Island Takara. I am a military wife and American expat living in Okinawa, Japan! Most days you will find me reading books, wondering what cafe to go to next or daydreaming of my next adventure.

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  • It all looks so beautiful. It reminds me of the Studio Ghibli film, Ponyo.

  • The scenery is sooo beautiful!! Love the statues by the sides of the bridge!

  • That looks like such a great day trip! Do you guys have a car there or rent one? Its so nice to be able to go where you want, when you want…unfortunately, we're pretty bus/plane reliant in Peru. But maybe we'll get a moto 😉 happy weekending!

  • Oh i love me some Studio Ghibli! I hadn't thought of this but it totally does remind me of Ponyo <3

  • I agree! and the shisa dogs are everywhere here! 😉

  • We have two cars. This place doesn't have much public transportation, so having a car is a must! You're in Peru? How awesome! and yup, a moto sounds like a great way to get around for cheap.