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Yonaguni Island

This remote island – 120 kilometers from Taiwan and 125 kilometers from Ishigaki – is the westernmost point in Japan. Famous for great scuba diving, a strong local sochu drink and feral horses. “This small Okinawa Island is a great place to look in all directions for a flat, dark horizon. Dark. Many open areas….read more »

This remote island – 120 kilometers from Taiwan and 125 kilometers from Ishigaki – is the westernmost point in Japan. Famous for great scuba diving, a strong local sochu drink and feral horses. “This small Okinawa Island is a great place to look in all directions for a flat, dark horizon. Dark. Many open areas. Rocky points, hilltops, beaches, even country roads, all offer easy viewing any clear evening. Little or no traffic, too.”

Deborah Byrd

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