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Sasajima intersection
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Nagoya Meieki Dori(名古屋名駅通), JP
Konohazuku
(JR) Towers Lights
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Dsc 1391 panorama
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Nagoya Central Towers
Blane Ebersold
Nagoya Station - West
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Nagoya Izakaya(名古屋居酒屋2), JP
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Nagoya Izakaya(名古屋居酒屋), JP
Sakura Kasadera
Kohya bridge - JEWELRY BOX
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Nagoya City Science Museum
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NAGOYA CITY SCIENCE MUSEUM
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Nagoya Osu Kannon Temple(名古屋大須觀音寺), JP
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Enoshima
Gregory Panayotou
A Rainy Night at Ilot Maitre - New Caledonia
Uwe Wieteck
Der schafberggipfel
Tomasz Makarewicz
Karijini Dales Gorge - Circular Pool
Stan Hillhouse
Celarain Lighthouse / South Point of Cozumel Mexico
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misty woods (japanese ceder)
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ahu tongariki in easter island
Jaime Brotons
Last sun beams at Cala Escanar, Ibiza
Christian Bersano
Maki Lodge Accueil Plage
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Badwater Death Valley California
Daniel Christaldi
Bushy Park Racetrack
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Phenoix flower (Flame Flowe)
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Panorama tmp 1708
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興福寺 五重の塔
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AICH PREFECTURAL MUSEUM OF ART
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Camp side near Mt.Yari
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New discovery The Median Tectonic Line in awano
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Perpetual snow in Dakesawa
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View from Nishikama-One
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OSAIS21. The Beautiful structure.
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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.