Monthly Archives: May 2012

San Juan

When Christopher Columbus landed in Puerto Rico in 1493, he did not stick around to investigate the island. He spent two days in total…claiming the island for Spain and then christening it San Juan Bautista (Saint John the Baptist). (continued after gallery)

Reflections from Okinawa

The name Okinawa means “rope in the open sea”, which is a rather precise description. Okinawa has 49 inhabited islands and 111 uninhabited. The following is a gallery I took from vibrant Okinawa Island.