The 8th episode of Okinawa: A Journey of Discovery has been released.
Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery that will thrill, amaze, and inspire. Your destination? Okinawa, one of Asia’s hottest travel destinations and still one of the world’s best-kept secrets. Join our hand-picked team of seven travellers from seven countries as they experience the beauty and wonder of this slice of tropical paradise.
Each traveller has a special skill that will showcase the very best Okinawa has to offer, and with unique challenges created for each of them, you just never know what’ll happen next! So get ready for some serious excitement, Okinawa style.
In the latest episode British musician Robbie touches the soul of Okinawa as he learns to play the sanshin, a traditional Okinawan three-stringed instrument with a bright yet soulful sound. Robbie accompanies well-known sanshin musician Mr. Gibo to a sanshin workshop where he tries his hand at crafting one of the these snakeskin-covered instruments. Mr. Gibo teaches Robbie how to play, and Robbie’s challenge is to compose and perform an original tune about Okinawa for the group. Music lovers won’t want to miss this!
Watch the video below: