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Annupuri Village Niseko

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1st of October was a beautiful day and while i was passing Annupuri Village thought it would be a sweet place to live....maybe one day !

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A: Niseko Annupuri - Powder Company

by Glen Claydon, 480 meters away

In the lower section of Auunupri you can find a wide range of hotels restauratnts and services.Powder...

Niseko Annupuri - Powder Company

B: Annupuri Jumbo Hooded Quad Lift # 1 - Top

by Glen Claydon, 1.6 km away

Taken way back when...not super exciting but still makes me want to go borading !  I like the way jus...

Annupuri Jumbo Hooded Quad Lift # 1 - Top

C: Moiwa Ski Field Top - Winter

by Glen Claydon, 2.1 km away

Taken just below the lift house of the hood quad lift at Moiwa Ski Field. Great view's of Mt Annupuri...

Moiwa Ski Field Top - Winter

D: Top of Moiwa Ski Field - Summer

by Glen Claydon, 2.1 km away

This pano was pretty memorable because it was the first time i realised that hiking in the early morn...

Top of Moiwa Ski Field - Summer

E: Moiwa Peak

by Glen Claydon, 2.1 km away

Moiwa is ok .... ; )  Nice view on this day ....itwas my oringinal panomania day where i shot about 3...

Moiwa Peak

F: Annupuri Jumbo Pair Lift # 2

by Glen Claydon, 2.4 km away

Annupuri Resort is a greta part of Niseko United and slightly more laid back that Hirafu - not the sa...

Annupuri Jumbo Pair Lift # 2

G: Black Diamond Restaurant and Bar

by Glen Claydon, 2.5 km away

The Black Diamond restaurant and bar which is part of the Black Diamond Lodge is a friendly place and...

Black Diamond Restaurant and Bar

H: Annupuri Jumbo Pair Lift #4 - Bottom

by Glen Claydon, 3.1 km away

This lift is the gateway lift between Annupuri, Niseko Village and Hirafu/Hanazono - The Niseko Unite...

Annupuri Jumbo Pair Lift #4 - Bottom

I: Niseko Hirafu Spring Park # 2

by Glen Claydon, 3.2 km away

Although the powder snow has gone for the most part in April we do get lot's of beautiful clear days ...

Niseko Hirafu Spring Park # 2

J: Niseko Village - Final Fling Course

by Glen Claydon, 3.2 km away

Niseko Village is the a other worldly experience - a self contained monster hotel with everything tha...

Niseko Village - Final Fling Course

This panorama was taken in Hokkaido, Japan

This is an overview of 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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