This week’s house photo comes to us from Michael Lynch in Okinawa.
It is a Yachimun (Okinawan word for pottery) shop in Naha, Okinawa. This type of shop is family run and often the family live out the back. In Michael’s words, it’s the sort of place “where ya walk in and shout “Gomenkudasai” [Excuse me, please!] and Granny, or somebody stops watching TV, sleeping, babysitting or whatever they were doing in the back of the house and comes out to wait on you”.
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A comment for “Picture Postcards: Shopfront in Naha, Okinawa, Japan”
It really is a shop with a human face. This is characterized by modern shops have not. nostalgic!