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Hochgeladen: 23/11/2012
Aktualisiert: 18/12/2012
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Samurai residence in Matsusaka
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Panorama tmp 1948
Masao Nagata
Mini Camping Car
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Shitennouji Temple
Yoshimasa TAKEDA
Tsukiyomi no miya
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Panorama tmp 1701
Yasuhiro Muranaka
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Yasuhiro Muranaka
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Yasuhiro Muranaka
Geku3
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豊受大神宮第二鳥居
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Beidaihe-Beach Resort
Markus Ortner
Maltabergeralm Restaurant
Marcin Klaban
Old Town Market Place Warsaw
Alessandro Ugazio
The Devil's Bridge, Lanzo
Toni Garbasso
Fosse Ardeatine
Richard Chesher
Fete Avocat Market Mare
Ronald Tichelaar
Orchid Nursery "De Orchideeën Hoeve"
Willy Kaemena
Hot Air Balloon
Lucas Corato
Milano Furniture Fair 2009
Alessandro Ugazio
Certosa Reale of Collegno, arcades
Alessandro Ugazio
The Devil's Bridge, Lanzo (Turin)
Richard Chesher
Shini Beach Mare Loyalty Islands
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Good morning! Hotaka mountain range
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Ridge between Mt. Oku hotaka and Gendarme
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興福寺 五重の塔
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Samurai residence in Matsusaka
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Mt.Yari
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Mt.karasawa west ridge near peak of Mt.karasawa
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Hidasawa
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Yokkaichi-City Dome
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Sasajima intersection
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Panorama on ridge of Higashikama
More About 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.