Shisa! Shisa! Things I learned about Okinawa’s icon

Fair and temperate Okinawa: what beast, pray tell,¬† is this? Be it friend or foe? Spend any time on Okinawa, and you’ll see pairs of these creatures on rooftops, or perched at the entrance to most homes and buildings. They’re called¬†shisa, and they’re everywhere. Okinawa’s icon, for sure. When you think of Okinawa, think of(…)