Writer: Dkun

For decades Dkun has traveled the waters, rails, byroads, high roads and skies, around, on and above the islands of Japan. He tries to share both the subtle and sublime beauty of his adopted home and its people with readers and maybe entice them to experience the Land of the Rising Sun firsthand.

A Day Trip at Shuri Castle

The fortress was built in a style unique to the island known as Gusuku, incorporating Chinese design with local characteristics and materials. These Gusuku were built across the island between the end of the 12th century and the beginning of the 14th, in response to both internal island conflict and threats from across the seas.

Yuurei: Japanese Faded Souls

They often have long disheveled hair and wear white funeral clothing, provided they’d received a funeral. They seldom have legs that can be seen and often appear floating limply before terrified victims of their hauntings.

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