fujinomiya trail 5th station
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fujinomiya trail 5th station

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Nearby images in Japan


A: Unkaisou

od kiyoharu takamura, 500 meters away

Unkaisou is a hut in hight 2500m of Mt.Fuji. It takes about 30minutes from Fujinomiya entry of this r...


B: hoei crater

od kiyoharu takamura, 920 meters away

hoei crater

C: 2780m

od kiyoharu takamura, 940 meters away


D: Goraikousou

od kiyoharu takamura, 950 meters away

Goraikousou is a hut in the Mt.Fuji hight 2560m. It takes usually Fujinomiya entry of route about 90m...


E: Hoei crater edge

od kiyoharu takamura, 1.2 km daleko

Hoei crater edge

F: inside crater

od kiyoharu takamura, 1.2 km daleko

inside crater

G: yamaguchi sansou

od kiyoharu takamura, 1.3 km daleko

Yamaguchi sansou is a hut at an altitude of 3010m at Mt.Fuji. It takes about 2 hours from starting po...

yamaguchi sansou

H: ikeda-kan

od kiyoharu takamura, 1.7 km daleko


I: Mt.fuji 3255m

od kiyoharu takamura, 1.7 km daleko

date:2011/06/03 alt:3255m

Mt.fuji 3255m

J: Mt.Houei

od kiyoharu takamura, 1.9 km daleko


This panorama was taken in Japan

This is an overview of Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.

The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.

They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.

So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.

The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.

I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.

At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)

Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...

Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.

They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.

Text by Steve Smith.

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