0 Likes

Gunma Prefectural government illuminated with red
Japan

December 1 is AIDS day. The Gunma Prefectural government December 1 commemorating it was illuminated with red. However, the person who knows why to be illuminated with red is a little.

Copyright: Hiroky ogawa
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6500x3250
Uploaded: 25/08/2010
Updated: 25/08/2014
Views:

...


Tags: maebashi; gunma; japan; illumination; aids
comments powered by Disqus

Hiroky OGAWA
Gunma Prefectural government illuminated with blue
Hiroky OGAWA
Gunma Prefectural government illuminated with orange
Hiroky OGAWA
Gunma Prefectural government illuminated with green
Hiroky OGAWA
Gunma Prefectural government illuminated with pink
Hiroky OGAWA
Maebashi Catholic Church
Hiroky OGAWA
Zenoji-dera temple
Hiroky OGAWA
Zenoji-dera temple
Hiroky OGAWA
Maebashi Plaza Genki21
Hiroky OGAWA
Soja-jinja shrine
Hiroky OGAWA
cherry blossom on Myokoen-ji temple
Yoshimasa TAKEDA
kamitsuke
Hiroky OGAWA
cherry blossoms on Sunaigo jinja shrine
Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net
Carpet Maker, Taba Heights
Bernd Kronmueller
Afon Glaslyn (or a little stream nearby), Snowdonia
Zoltan Duray
Medvedia roklina - Bärenschützklamm
Martin Broomfield
River and Bridge, Ribaute
Costas Vassis
Cave of Perama
Bernd Kronmueller
Dinorwic slate quarry
Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net
Lagoon sunset in Taba Heights, Egypt
Francesco Favalesi
Morning winter at Pietra Perduca
Lucas Lena
Puerto Piramides sunset
Antushev Vladimir
Oilfield by night
Carsten Unverzagt
Dune near Henne Strand
Martin Broomfield
Reclining Buddha Cave Temple Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Hiroky OGAWA
Fujiwara dam
Hiroky OGAWA
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
Hiroky OGAWA
ばんどうイルミネーションファンタジー2010
Hiroky OGAWA
Snow Damaged Nanmokumura
Hiroky OGAWA
Gunma Prefectural government illuminated with orange
Hiroky OGAWA
Kurotakisan Fudo-ji temple, in autumn
Hiroky OGAWA
大仁田ダム
Hiroky OGAWA
Beautiful autumn tint at Kajikabashi bridge, Ikaho, Gunma
Hiroky OGAWA
Inumuki-Fudo (January)
Hiroky OGAWA
Suzaka, old warehouses street
Hiroky OGAWA
Yubatake, Kusatsu onsen spa
Hiroky OGAWA
Yubatake, Kusatsu onsen spa
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.