There are plenty of goats in Tarama island. The local people mention that the number of goats is more than us. Anywhere in the village you can see goats. To make best use of these goats the village holds the
At Tarama village there is very popular snack called “Hana Panbin”, salty fried snack formed flower. Before every houses in the village made this snack at home but, currently just few factories make this snack by hand. The way of
You can reach to Tarama village in 20min. by air or in 2hours by ship from Miyako Island. Lots of visitors come to Miyako and Ishigaki Islands, but this small island, Tarama is not well-known even to Japanese. So,
Tarama village, a small island between Ishikagi and Miyako, Okinawa pref., is one of the most beautiful villages in Japan. You can go there by ship or air from Miyako or by ship from Ishigaki. From August 8 in lunar
Nozaki Island is now almost desert island located about 2km east from Ojika Island. But, before there were approx. 650 residents in this island including lots of latent Christians. In 2018, “Nagasaki Amakusa region of the latent Christian-related heritage” has
Ojika is small island located at north end of Goto islands, Nagasaki Pref and is nominated as one of the most beautiful villages in Japan. In this small island you are recommended to enjoy beautiful views by bicycle. You can
It is my great pleasure to let you know some wonderful gourmets in Ojika Island. The first one is local small restaurant called “Furusato”(Hometown in Japanese). You can eat series of home made dishes of Japanese traditional rural part. Among
“Travel as if you live here” is catchphrase of Ojika Island. In this island you are recommended to stay at lodging at a private residence.guest house operated by village people. This time I stayed at new lodging called “Yasa”.