Picture Postcards has been moved to Mondays to help brighten up that back to work feeling.

Golden Week, in late spring in Japan, is a time of celebration, relaxation and dragonboat races. Michael Lynch has contributed this eye-catching photo of one of the largest dragonboats used in the Okinawa races.

Dragonboat W by Michael Lynch

Do you have photos to share? Add them to our Picture Postcards of the World photo group, and we’ll pick our favourites to feature on PocketCultures. November’s theme is festivals.

Read more:
Okinawa: The Far South in Japan
Five Unusual Servings I’ve encountered in Japan
Taking a Bath in Japan

About the author

Mike is a freelance photographer and writer who has been living in Okinawa, Japan for over 30 years.