0 Likes

: Rikuzenn-Takata, Iwate pref. (201203270951)
Japan
Copyright: Akila ninomiya
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Uploaded: 29/05/2012
Updated: 04/08/2014
Views:

...


Tags: japan; tohoku; earthquake; disaster; 311; 2012
comments powered by Disqus

Akila Ninomiya
Damage in Rikuzen-Takada, Iwate Pref. (29)
Akila Ninomiya
: Rikuzenn-Takata, Iwate pref. (201203270944)
Akila Ninomiya
Damage in Rikuzen-Takada, Iwate Pref. (28)
Akila Ninomiya
: Rikuzenn-Takata, Iwate pref. (201203270909)
Akila Ninomiya
Damage in Rikuzen-Takada, Iwate Pref. (23)
Akila Ninomiya
: Rikuzenn-Takata, Iwate pref. (201203270937)
Akila Ninomiya
瓦礫で埋め尽くされた被災地 -4(陸前高田)
Akila Ninomiya
Damage in Rikuzen-Takada, Iwate Pref. (22)
Akila Ninomiya
瓦礫の処理すらままならない高田高校:陸前高田/岩手県 (201203270857)
Akila Ninomiya
Damage in Rikuzen-Takada, Iwate Pref. (20)
Akila Ninomiya
: Rikuzenn-Takata, Iwate pref. (201203270852)
Akila Ninomiya
瓦礫で埋め尽くされた高田高校 -1(陸前高田)
Arroz Marisco
Laguna Parón
Mark Schuster
Veteran Bicyclists
Martin Broomfield
Borobudur Yogyakarta Indonesia
Vil Muhametshin
RUSSO BALT fire engine, 1912 - at the Riga Motormuseum, Latvia
Marcio Cabral
Sendero Fitz Roy
Vil Muhametshin
Mala, her trainer and his assistant after their last show in Riga Circus
Diego Dabrio Polo
Ciudad Encantada, Bolnuevo, Murcia, Spain
Arroz Marisco
Meeting of Three Lagos
Martin Broomfield
Bajau village, Kendari, South East Sulawesi.
Krzysztof Jurczak
Morning River
Arroz Marisco
Agua Azul Waterfalls, Chiapas, Mexico
Werner Joemann
Vorplatz Grabeskirche in Jerusalem
Akila Ninomiya
瓦礫の処理すらままならない高田高校:陸前高田/岩手県 (201203270857)
Akila Ninomiya
: Ohfunato, Iwate pref. (201203271209)
Akila Ninomiya
: Hirono-cho, Fukushima pref. (201203301140)
Akila Ninomiya
1年間手が入らず雑草に覆われた田んぼ:川俣町/福島県 (201203291140)
Akila Ninomiya
Damage in Settai, Iwate Pref. (1)
Akila Ninomiya
: Miyako, Iwate pref. (201203231211)
Akila Ninomiya
Damage in Omoto, Iwate Pref. (3)
Akila Ninomiya
: Rikuzenn-Takata, Iwate pref. (201203270757)
Akila Ninomiya
Damage in Rikuzen-Takada, Iwate Pref. (11)
Akila Ninomiya
: Miyako, Iwate pref. (201203221533)
Akila Ninomiya
: Ohsawa, Iwate pref. (201203251217)
Akila Ninomiya
: Onagawa-cho, Miyagi pref. (201203201329)
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.