Omawari-san, a fibreglass policeman, guards tobacco plants in Miyako, Okinawa. Pictures: Cecilie Gamst Berg

Tripping in Miyako, Japan’s tiny, charming and slightly bonkers subtropical archipelago

More Taiwan than Tokyo, the islands are home to kooky locals with a penchant for booze and bad parking

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Omawari-san, a fibreglass policeman, guards tobacco plants in Miyako, Okinawa. Pictures: Cecilie Gamst Berg
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