Although mostly known for the season of holiday celebratory festivities, winter also marks the beginning of all sorts of running events in Okinawa. Known all over for being one of the most beautiful scenic running areas in Japan, this tiny island can pull an impressive amount of running enthusiasts from all over the world every year.
Time for some Okinawan history! Atop a hill made of Ryukyuan limestone, 322 ft above sea level, sits Katsuren Castle, a Chuzan era castle also known as the “Ocean Gusuku"- History with an amazing view! #ryukyu #castle #history #okinawa