0 Likes

Mt.Ouhira
Japan
Copyright: H.Sakoda
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Uploaded: 03/05/2014
Updated: 06/05/2014
Views:

...


Tags: nature; hiking
comments powered by Disqus

H.Sakoda
Matsuki Valley 1
masahiro tomuro
MatsukiValley2
H.Sakoda
Matsuki Valley 2
H.Sakoda
Mt.Nakakura
H.Sakoda
Asio view from Mt.Nakakura
masahiro tomuro
AsioRubblfield
Hiroharu Shizuya
Waterfall of RYUZU
Hiroharu Shizuya
Waterfall of RYUZU_2
Shinya Omachi
Odashirogahara
Shinya Omachi
Senjogahara
Shinya Omachi
Senjogahara
masahiro tomuro
kegon falls
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Nascar Racetrack I-80 Speedway, Greenwood, NE
Stefan Huber
T08 erster schnee tv 1 5 14000
Sergei Alexandrov
Burano, VE, Italia
Y Takeichi
Evening view from Tokyo Skytree
Michael Malag
Sharq seaside sunrise
Ola Heloe
Ice cave Leirbreen glacier
Marcio Cabral
Mysterious Lagoon Diving
Olley
Cape Royal
Tord Remme
View from Fisherman's Bastion, Buda Castle, Budapest
Cheng Gang
Night of Beishan Road
Paul Emck
Inside a Red Apple Tree
Wojciech Fuchs
"Pasternik" cemetery in Krakow at night time
H.Sakoda
Mt.Kitayokodake
H.Sakoda
Mt.Ninotou of Tanzawa
H.Sakoda
Mt.Eboshidake
H.Sakoda
Mt.Tateshina
H.Sakoda
Senjojiki Carl Kisokomagadake
H.Sakoda
Mt.Asakusadake(Mujnasawa Katchi)
H.Sakoda
Mt.Eboshidake of Autumn(Gunma)
H.Sakoda
Mt.Shirake of Autumn(Gunma)
H.Sakoda
Mt.Nakakura
H.Sakoda
Mt.Yarigadake
H.Sakoda
Mt. Asamakakushi
H.Sakoda
Mt.Toyasan, Chichibu saitama 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.