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shimotsuka in winter

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Bilder in der Nähe von Japan

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A: futatsuzuka shitazuka

von kiyoharu takamura, 110 Meter entfernt

futatsuzuka shitazuka

B: fork of the futatsuzuka trail

von kiyoharu takamura, 190 Meter entfernt

fork of the futatsuzuka trail

C: middle of futatsuzuka

von kiyoharu takamura, 210 Meter entfernt

middle of futatsuzuka

D: foot of futatsuzuka

von kiyoharu takamura, 450 Meter entfernt

foot of futatsuzuka

E: futatsuzuka uezuka

von kiyoharu takamura, 540 Meter entfernt

futatsuzuka uezuka

F: kamitsuka in winter

von kiyoharu takamura, 550 Meter entfernt

kamitsuka in winter

G: oishi chaya(hut)

von kiyoharu takamura, 1.3 entfernt

oishi chaya(hut)

H: gotenba trail 5th section

von kiyoharu takamura, 1.6 entfernt

gotenba trail 5th section

I: oosunabashiri

von kiyoharu takamura, 1.6 entfernt

oosunabashiri

J: goten-niwa

von kiyoharu takamura, 2.3 entfernt

goten-niwa

Das Panorama wurde in 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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