Hirafu tracks and afternoon jet trail...
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by Glen Claydon EXPERT Taken 13:18, 10/12/2009 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Hirafu tracks and afternoon jet trail above Alpen

The World > Asia > Japan > Hokkaido

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Top to bottom riding hasn't begun yet here in Hirafu Niseko but still plenty of people are enjoying fresh tracks.....tut tut : )

Anyway it was a beautiful day here in Niseko ...blue blue sky.

It wasn't until put this pano together afterwards that i noticed the jet trail in the sky - Flyin'

comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in Hokkaido

map

A: Niseko Hirafu - Sennoki

by Glen Claydon, 180 meters away

Niseko Hirafu's Sennoki run

Niseko Hirafu - Sennoki

B: 2010 Hirafu Namara Ippatsu - Kicker Comp

by Glen Claydon, 200 meters away

Yesterday Hirafu Resort held their yearly kicker comp. This years kicker was a decent size which allo...

2010 Hirafu Namara Ippatsu - Kicker Comp

C: Scot Hotel Site - Niseko Hirafu

by Glen Claydon, 250 meters away

Taken from the top of the Niseko Hirafu Village from the former Scot Hotel site.A beautiful day and n...

Scot Hotel Site - Niseko Hirafu

D: Niseko Cycle Week 2008

by Glen Claydon, 280 meters away

Niseko Cycle Week is a week long community based cycling festival held in and around Niseko Hirafu. T...

Niseko Cycle Week 2008

E: Niseko Hirafu Alpen groomed course - Spring 09'

by Glen Claydon, 280 meters away

On of the last amazing powder days for the 2008 /2009 season. I remember it well.This pano was taken ...

Niseko Hirafu Alpen groomed course - Spring 09'

F: Hotel Niseko Scot Demolition - 31st May 2011

by Glen Claydon, 280 meters away

Sad to see the Scot Hotel being ripped up peice by piece but one thing is for sure - the new view is ...

Hotel Niseko Scot Demolition - 31st May 2011

G: Niseko Hirafu Ace Quad Lift # 4 - Bottom

by Glen Claydon, 290 meters away

This pano hurt !!! This was the last REALLY good powderday in Hirafu for the 08/09 season but i reall...

Niseko Hirafu Ace Quad Lift # 4 - Bottom

H: Niseko Hirafu New Years 2

by Glen Claydon, 300 meters away

This is the 2nd pano i took during the 2011 New Years celebrations. Once the lights went out on the h...

Niseko Hirafu New Years 2

I: Niseko Hirafu New Year

by Glen Claydon, 300 meters away

For the fiirst time in a few years the Hirafu resort was able to hold the new years celebrations. In ...

Niseko Hirafu New Year

J: Hirafu Kogen Old Schooler Steeze

by Glen Claydon, 300 meters away

I am not sure who was more suprised - this stylish skier who stopped to take a photo of me shooting a...

Hirafu Kogen Old Schooler Steeze

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.

Share this panorama