0 Likes

sunset falls
Japan

This falls has a tale that Kintaro was used to first bathing water when he was a newborn baby. Kintaro is a legendary japanese hero at about 1000 years ago. 

Copyright: Kiyoharu Takamura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9256x4628
Taken: 05/09/2012
Uploaded: 05/09/2012
Updated: 24/04/2014
Views:

...


Tags: yuhi no taki; falls; sunset falls
comments powered by Disqus

kiyoharu takamura
Ashigara pass
kiyoharu takamura
ashigara fort remains
kiyoharu takamura
Ashigara touge(pass)
kiyoharu takamura
yujo falls
Taro Tsubomura
Mt. Kintoki in early Winter
kiyoharu takamura
Mt.Kintoki
kiyoharu takamura
inari
Yasushi Kishimoto
colored leaves of Choanji temple
Yasushi Kishimoto
Gohyaku Rakan
kiyoharu takamura
Houkyouji
kiyoharu takamura
Niou mon(The Deva gate)
kiyoharu takamura
Okunoin 'inner sanctuary'
Andrey Tolokov
cockpit helicopter Mi-17V5 military airbase Shindand Afghanistan
Igor Adamec
'Vihoraški put' hiking trail - 8
jiri spacaj
USA,CALIFORNIA, NATIONAL PARK, DEATH VALLEY 02
Willy Kaemena
Human Towers
O.Petrovich
holiday seeing-off of shepherds
javier pascual
A Cozy Hotel in San Pedro
Roy Zipstein
Upper Antelope Canyon
Roy Zipstein
Grand Canyon from Ooh Aah Point
H.J.Weber
Gut Panker - Pferde auf der Weide
Richard Weston. Weston Digital Imaging
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Robert Mročka
Pohled na Olomouc z věže katedrály sv. Václava
Jan Koehn
U-434 E-machine room
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.