Tag: culture

George Winston – Japanese Music Box

The song being played is also know as the Itsuki Lullaby. It was “discovered” after people stopped singing it in 1935 by a school teacher in Itsuki Village. The most common version of the song is as follows: Japanese: Odoma bon-giri bon-giri,Bon kara sakya oran-doBon ga hayo kurya,Hayo modoru.Odoma kanjin-kanjin,Anhito-tacha yoka-shuYoka-hu yoka obiYoka kimon’ English:…


The Islands of New Guinea

We traveled around the islands of New Guinea with our expedition team on on the Clipper Odyssey. I touched and a sea star and Christmas tree snails while snorkeling. On our journey we saw many animals both on land and while snorkeling: 1. cassowary 2. red-footed boobies – boobies comes from the Spanish word, bobo,…