Hi to all my family and friends back home and here on the island. Today, I chaperoned my sons class to one of the local Okinawan elementary schools, Jogaku. The school was about thirty minutes from the base and I think the kids really enjoyed their visit. The local were very welcoming and provided us with lunch, we had curry with rice, it’s a favorite local dish. We toured the school and played several games in the gym, the kids got to interact with the Okinawan children and it was wonderful to see.
These shoe cubbies were at the entrance into the school, shoes come off first thing.
Their courtyard had a small garden and a chicken coop.
A glimpse into their gym with all the kiddos.
I hope you enjoyed the pictures and seeing a little of the island that we call home for the next few years.
Enjoy the rest of your week!