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Bilder in der Nähe von Tottori


A: 若桜駅

von ttyama, 14.9 entfernt



B: Field of Lilies

von Kengo Shimizu, 15.1 entfernt

I took this panorama in a field of lilies in Shiso, Hyogo Pref.,Japan.This slope is used as a piste i...

Field of Lilies


von ttyama, 16.8 entfernt


D: 城山の山頂

von ttyama, 25.0 entfernt


E: 鹿野城跡公園の桜

von ttyama, 25.1 entfernt


F: Wagasa at Shikano Gokoro

von Tadashi IKUTA, 25.2 entfernt

和傘工房「初音」 カフェ&ギャラリー「しかの心」

Wagasa at Shikano Gokoro

G: Krakatuk

von Tadashi IKUTA, 25.2 entfernt


H: BIRD Theatre

von Tadashi IKUTA, 25.3 entfernt

BIRD Theatre

I: R.U.R.

von Tadashi IKUTA, 25.3 entfernt


J: Kowasigawa2

von Tadashi IKUTA, 26.4 entfernt


Das Panorama wurde in Tottori, Japan aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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