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Sake Bar Hanno City Japan
SEIMA
Autumn leaves at Tenranzan in Saitama Japan
Taro Tsubomura
Mt. Fuji from Asahiyama park at nightfall
Katsunori Takamatsu
Mumin Valley
Katsunori Takamatsu
Mumin Valley - Akebono Children's Forest Park -
Taro Tsubomura
After finish of red spider lily
Katsunori Takamatsu
Mumin House
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Red Spider Lily in Kinchakuda
Olaf Nitz
Limburg an der Lahn Kirmes
Pavel Bogdanov
Near the Aeolian Harp, Pyatigorsk
Victorina
Garden near Manolis Kambanakis's house in the town of Sitia (Crete, Greece)
Lothar Roessling
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele Milano
Alejandro Ahumada
Interior de la Antigua Hacienda de la Goma Municipio de Lerdo Durango
Stefan Geens
Breakfast at a tea house in Kashgar
Lothar Roessling
Seychelles Islette Mahe
Brian Richards
Sunset, Oceanic Bridge, Navesink River, New Jersey
Rodrigo Gonzalez
Locomotora Vapor Reyerta :: www.CantabrU.com
Valentin Arfire
Timisoara - the Festival of Opera and Operetta 1
Stefan Geens
Tea house and evening market, Kashgar
Jose Luis Perez De C.
At the Palace in Palenque
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Parliament House
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Parliament House 2
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Huntington Beach Pier
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Downtown Brea California
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Huntington Beach Pier
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Huntington Beach Pier
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Downtown Brea Holiday Lights 2010
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Point Loma Lighthouse
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Spago Lv 3
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Brea Country Fair
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Dory Fishing Fleet
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Direct Ascent, Art in Public Places, Brea, California, USA
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.