It used to be common to hang a grapevine, ivy or other greenery, “bush”, outside an inn or public house to advertise the availability of drink.
If the drink is good, it is not necessary to advertize it – good wine needs no bush.
Before I go to the airport I am quickly taken to an adjacent sake brewery.
I never drink sake. The drink in Okinawa is Awamori. This visit however was an eye opener.
I learnt how good sake is made and I will do my best to drink it henceforth out of respect for the extreme care and craftsmanship involved in its manufacture.
I have to buy a bottle,
I zoom back to Okinawa and leaving the airport, I stop off at the stinking pond. This is the home, sometimes, of a very rare bird. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-faced_spoonbill
I must go to mainland Japan more often. There is so much to discover.