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Niseko Farmlands

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In winter all of the farmlands in the Niseko area lay dormant waiting for spring - this is a beautiful spot with amazing views to the north west of the Annupuri mountain range and Mt Yotei to the south

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A: Niseko Kabayama River Bank

od Glen Claydon, 130 meters away

Early spring in Niseko and the snow is gleaming after a long day of sunshine, even Mt Yotei is gliste...

Niseko Kabayama River Bank

B: Niseko Backyard Cricket - Blinding CATCH !

od Glen Claydon, 1.1 km daleko

You can take the Australians, New Zealanders, and the English out of their countries but you can't ta...

Niseko Backyard Cricket - Blinding CATCH !

C: Gcp 110221 165 Country Resort

od Glen Claydon, 1.2 km daleko

Country Resort just outside Hirafu village. 

Gcp 110221 165 Country Resort

D: Winter Forest at Niseko

od KeiHirano, 1.4 km daleko

my favorit place at Winter forest in niseko. In2011-12season, we have so much snow.  

Winter Forest at Niseko

E: Nisekoforest

od KeiHirano, 1.7 km daleko

Nisekoforest

F: Niseko Rafting

od Glen Claydon, 1.8 km daleko

Spring arrives in Niseko and with it the start of the local rafting season.This panorama was taken on...

Niseko Rafting

G: Niseko'S Sakura

od KeiHirano, 1.9 km daleko

very famous  twin cherry blossoms in niseko.youcan also see Mt annnupuri and Mt yotei. In april, we c...

Niseko'S Sakura

H: Niseko Village Golf Course Hole 17 Par 3

od Glen Claydon, 2.4 km daleko

Autumn golf - a great time to play with cool tempuratures and graet colours on the trees. This is the...

Niseko Village Golf Course Hole 17 Par 3

I: Tanuki Bar Hirafu - warm up

od Glen Claydon, 2.5 km daleko

Tanuki Bar Hirafu - warm up

J: Hilton Village Hole #10 fairway drive

od Glen Claydon, 2.5 km daleko

This is hole #10 of the Hilton golf course and is a PAR 6 yes that's right a PAR 6. A beautiful cours...

Hilton Village Hole #10 fairway drive

This panorama was taken in Hokkaido, 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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