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Panorama's in de omgeving van Japan


A: Shoujinguchi Trail

door Shinya Omachi, 420 hier vandaan

Shoujinguchi Trail

B: Motosu Lava Cave 3

door Shinya Omachi, 420 hier vandaan


Motosu Lava Cave 3

C: Oomuroyama Trail

door Shinya Omachi, 490 hier vandaan

Oomuroyama Trail

D: Motosu Lava Cave

door Shinya Omachi, 500 hier vandaan

Motosu Lava Cave

E: Motosu Lava Cave 2

door Shinya Omachi, 630 hier vandaan

Motosu Lava Cave 2

F: Oomuroyama Trail

door Shinya Omachi, 990 hier vandaan

Oomuroyama Trail

G: Shoujinguchi Trail

door Shinya Omachi, 1.0 hier vandaan

Shoujinguchi Trail to Mt. Fuji

Shoujinguchi Trail

H: Oomuroyama Trail

door Shinya Omachi, 1.1 hier vandaan

Oomuroyama Trail

I: Autumn road

door kiyoharu takamura, 4.3 hier vandaan

Autumn road

J: kouyou-dai in spring

door kiyoharu takamura, 4.4 hier vandaan

kouyou-dai in spring

Dit panorama is genomen in Japan

Dit is een overzicht van 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.

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