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Gakiya Destination Guide

Explore Gakiya in Japan.

Gakiya in the region of Okinawa is a town in Japan - some 913 mi (or 1,470 km) South-West of Edo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Gakiya is now 05:20 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Uchihana, Shomi, Serikyaku, Nakada, Naha or Izena. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Shimajiri, Noho, Nishibaru, Maedomari, Hizabaru and Iheya. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Paragliding Izena Island 3 14 Aug 2010 ...

13:54 min ( August 22, 2010 by 0zoner)
Views: 190 - Rating: 5/5

Paragliding - Izena Island 3, 14 Aug 2010, 1080 HD. First half is my dog digging up crabs off the beach

Nakada Eisa Festival

05:55 min ( October 04, 2009 by TinRoofHug)
Views: 649 - Rating: 5/5

I was invited to do Eisa, Bojutsu, and play some songs at the Nakada village festival on Izena Island, Okinawa this year. It was awesome... see if you can spot the white guy in each video clip... :)

Okinawa - first few weeks

05:22 min ( July 22, 2008 by grantinjapan)
Views: 249 - Rating: 4/5

A short video from my first few weeks in Okinawa. Its pretty basic. There's video of a horse racing game at an arcade. Each player has a card which they load when they play. They have their own horses...

Japan Okinawa Eisa Festival 2004 video ...

00:45 min ( July 26, 2010 by 33CVU)
Views: 97 - Rating: 0/5

Japan, Okinawa Eisa Festival 2004 video #3 September 2004

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Interesting facts about this location

Izena Island

is located in the East China Sea, north-west of Okinawa Island in the southern Shimajiri District, in the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. During the Meiji period, it was part of the Okinawa Prefecture. The island has a diameter of about 5 kilometres and is surrounded by coral reefs, blue sea, and white beaches. The five villages of about equal size and population which are located on the island are Izena, Nakada, Shomi, Uchihana, and Jicchaku.

More reading: Izena Island homepage
Located at 27.04, 127.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Japan, Ryukyu Islands

USS Morrison (DD-560)

USS Morrison (DD-560), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was a ship of the United States Navy, named for Coxswain John G. Morrison (1838–1897), who received the Medal of Honor for exceptional bravery during the Civil War. Morrison was laid down by Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. , Seattle, Wash. , 30 June 1942; launched 4 July 1943, sponsored by Miss Margaret M. Morrison, daughter of Coxswain Morrison; and commissioned 18 December 1943, Commander Walter H. Price in command.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 27.04, 127.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:1943 ships, Fletcher-class destroyers of the United States Navy, Ships built in Washington (state), Ships sunk by kamikaze attack, World War II destroyers of the United States, World War II shipwrecks in the Pacific Ocean

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