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A: West Gate Plaza High

Par Katsunori Takamatsu, à 30 mètres

West Gate Plaza High

B: Musashi Kids Dome01

Par Katsunori Takamatsu, à 100 mètres

Musashi Kids Dome01

C: Musashi Kids Dome02

Par Katsunori Takamatsu, à 110 mètres

Musashi Kids Dome02

D: Musashi Kids Dome03

Par Katsunori Takamatsu, à 110 mètres

Musashi Kids Dome03

E: Play Pool

Par Katsunori Takamatsu, à 210 mètres

Play Pool

F: MUSASHI-KYURYO NATIONAL GOVERNMENT PARK

Par Katsunori Takamatsu, A 1.4 km

MUSASHI-KYURYO NATIONAL GOVERNMENT PARK

G: MichAdel | Japan Kumagaya Sakura Panorama

Par Michael Chien, A 5.5 km

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kumagaya,_SaitamaKumagaya (熊谷市 Kumagaya-shi?) is a city in Saitama Prefe...

MichAdel | Japan Kumagaya Sakura Panorama

H: sugiyama jou

Par Katsunori Takamatsu, A 5.5 km

sugiyama jou

I: Kumagaya station in Chichibu line

Par heiwa4126, A 6.0 km

On The Kumagaya station's platform.

Kumagaya station in Chichibu line

J: Kumagaya Uchiwa Festival : Day3 - Tatakiai

Par heiwa4126, A 6.2 km

Uchiwa festival at Kumagaya City, Saitama. ("Uchhiwa" is Japanese hand fan.)And "Tatakiai" is the mus...

Kumagaya Uchiwa Festival : Day3 - Tatakiai

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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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