Tanned glory floating on clearest water of a Japanese tropical island, Kume-jima

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    Hatenohama Beach, the 11km long coral sand cay
    Kume Island, Okinawa, Japan

    Kume Island belongs to the Okinawa Island group (Okinawa Shoto), located 100km away from Okinawa main island, Japan.
    Kume Island is most famous for the 11km long coral sand cay and a natural geometric rock formation.

    Okinawa consists of 160 islands and it's known as one of the world's best diving destinations, having a number of coral species and marine lives as large as those in the Great Barrier Reef. Over 400 types of corals, 5 types of sea turtles, manta rays, whale sharks and all kinds of tropical fish species all live around the islands of Okinawa.

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    1. ysho67 55 months ago | reply

      Woooow! Stunning! Who's swimming, by the way? Janine???

    2. sbv033 55 months ago | reply

      globo-cuore I saw this picture in The BIG ONE...

    3. BBcoffee [deleted] 55 months ago | reply

      Very nice shot!!

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    4. J.^2 55 months ago | reply

      This is gorgeous, blue sky and water.

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    5. poca-traça 55 months ago | reply

      Wow, what a place! Beautiful pic with a nice composition... I wanna be there!

      globo-cuore I saw this picture in The BIG ONE...

    6. Teruhide Tomori 55 months ago | reply


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    8. deji.fisher 51 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot...

    9. Shenanigans in Japan 47 months ago | reply

      Absolutely amazing. i want to visit there so bad! hopefully soon

    10. calderdalefoto 46 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the invite to this set!
      Yep, stunning place. Only the cost of living in Japan puts me off a visit!

    11. The White Wоlf 44 months ago | reply

      Congrats! Your photo has won July 2010's Photo of the Month Award!
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    12. sugardaddie_sugardaddy [deleted] 43 months ago | reply

      Another reason to travel there!!!

    13. michellesmedia 9 months ago | reply

      What camera did you shoot this with?

    14. Ippei & Janine Naoi 9 months ago | reply

      It was shot with 5D2

    15. lwtt93 4 months ago | reply

      Green Lake Beautifully captured colours of water!
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