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Japan
Copyright: Iwamori naoto
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Subida: 23/11/2012
Actualizado: 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
Geku1
Yasuhiro Muranaka
Geku2
Yasuhiro Muranaka
Geku3
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豊受大神宮第二鳥居
Felipe Garchet
Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, France
Robert L. Tilden
Tallahassee Nurseries
Alejandro Gutierrez
Plaza de Armas, SLP
Napapun Piyatrakul Wongtala
wat Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Sukhothai Thailand (ThaiiS)
Igor Kristov
Kamen Del
Geoff Mather
Bluebell Woods In Sussex
Alexander Saranchuk
Florovsky convent
Felipe Garchet
Monterosso al Mare, Cinque Terre, Italy
Bernhard Ehrminger
Fishermen at the beach
Dave Hughes
Zombies Flash Mob St Georges Hall Liverpool England
Felipe Garchet
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
Antonio Cabral
Coches Museum
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Hidasawa
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Ridge Hotaka
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Panorama_tmp
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Samurai residence in Matsusaka
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China-Japan Friendship Garden
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Minnnidake-shindou
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Panorama tmp 1701
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Good morning! Hotaka mountain range
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Shitennouji Temple
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nagaragawa kakouzeki (the mouth of river dam)
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Okage yokotyo
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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.