1 Like

Frozen Waterfall in Mt.Kasagata
Japan

This waterfall is called "Henmyo-no-Taki".

Henmyo was a name of a Buddhist monk who enshrined Cetaka near the sault in Edo period.

In winter, the waterfall gets frozen as in this panorama.
Apparently, the height is only 20 or 30 meters. The fact is that only the bottom half of the waterfall is visible.
Its overall height is 65 meters (213 ft.).

View More »

Copyright: Kengo shimizu
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Uploaded: 05/02/2012
Updated: 25/04/2014
Views:

...


Tags: japan; waterfall; kasagata; henmyo
comments powered by Disqus

Kengo Shimizu
View from Mt.Kasagata
Kengo Shimizu
View from the Ruins of Tsurui Castle
Kengo Shimizu
兵庫県多可町の千ヶ峰山頂
Kengo Shimizu
Dam of Okawachi Pumped-Storage Hydroelectric Power Station
Kengo Shimizu
Nagusa Shrine
Kengo Shimizu
七種の滝(兵庫県神崎郡福崎町)
Kengo Shimizu
Haulageway of Ikuno Silver Mine, Japan
Kengo Shimizu
Ikuno Silver Mine in Japan
Kengo Shimizu
Kitchen of an 18th Century Japanese Residence
Kengo Shimizu
Living Room of an 18th Century Japanese Residence
Kengo Shimizu
Entrance of an 18th Century Japanese Residence
Kengo Shimizu
Lookout in Kasai, Japan
Dmitry Sverdlov
Crimea, Yalta, Silver arbor
Willy Kaemena
Funkturm
Bernhard Ehrminger
Basalt lava outcrop at the beach
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Garden of Winter Palace, Petersburg
Jan Vrsinsky
Restoration of Temple V in Tikal
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Konstantinovsky Palace, Strelna, Petersburg
Willy Kaemena
ICE1 Restaurant original design
Floris van der Zwan
Wakeboarding in hong kong
Church of San Isidoro of Oviedo
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Salamina ferryboat
Christoph Lueken
Wat Si Saket, Vientiane, Laos
Jean-Pierre Lavoie
Fireworks and skating rink at Montreal Old Port
Kengo Shimizu
View from Observation Deck above Himeji Monorail Station
Kengo Shimizu
Beach in Sakoshi, Hyogo, Japan
Kengo Shimizu
Earth Floor of the Oldest Japanese Residence
Kengo Shimizu
Field of Flowers on Mt.Daisen in Tottori, Japan
Kengo Shimizu
黒糖焼酎Bar Vocalist (神戸市垂水区)
Kengo Shimizu
Steam Locomotives at Umekoji Museum
Kengo Shimizu
View from the Northern Peak of Mt.Furisode
Kengo Shimizu
しちりん焼肉 だい(兵庫県相生市)
Kengo Shimizu
Interior of an Old Passenger Car
Kengo Shimizu
Cherry-Blossom Viewing at Himeji Castle
Kengo Shimizu
Tower at Rokko Garden Terrace
Kengo Shimizu
View from Mt. Iseyama in Himeji, Japan
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.