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Postcards depict best of Okinawa

Date Posted: 2006-12-08

A set of 15 postcards drawn from pages of Best of Okinawa Living magazine have been released in military bookstores.

Okinawa Living Books calls the postcards “the perfect companion” to its award-winning publications. The Postcards from The Best of Okinawa Living Collectors Series I. are available for purchase now for only $6.95.

Images used in the Postcards from The Best of Okinawa Living Collectors Series I collection range from the mystical shîsâ, which protects islanders from bad luck and evil spirits, the dragon boats used in the Naha Hârî or Dragon Boat Races, the ancient and immense “guardian” tree of Nago, the graceful practitioners of traditional Ryukyu dance, the awesome power of ushi ôrasę, or Okinawan bullfighting, the largest rope made of natural materials used in the Great Naha Tug-of-War, and more!

The Best of Okinawa Living book is available at AAFES BookMark locations alongside the postcards. The comprehensive book provides a larger dose of the islands history, friendly population, picturesque locales, natural resources, “iconic items” that epitomize the islands soul, the islands distinctive cuisine, national and local celebrations, and Okinawa’s greatest treasure—its people.

Postcards from The Best of Okinawa Living Collectors Series I sets are available at select AAFES BookMark locations on Marine Corps Camps and on Kadena Airbase. The Best of Okinawa Living book is available at AAFES BookMarks, as well as other select AAFES locations throughout the island for $34.95.

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