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Blane Ebersold
Nakatsugawa Train Station
Blane Ebersold
Rice Field in Nakatsugawa
Blane Ebersold
Sakura Koen
Blane Ebersold
Kisogawa at Nakatsugawa
Taro Tsubomura
Mt. Takane
Haruhiko Nakayama
ヘブンスそのはら展望台 Fujimidai-plateau
Haruhiko Nakayama
高嶺山 Mt Takane
Taro Tsubomura
Sunflower in Hiraya village
Haruhiko Nakayama
大井平公園の紅葉 Colorful Autumnal leaves in Oi-daira Park
Haruhiko Nakayama
大井平公園・巨樹の森 Woods of the Giant tree in Oi-daira Park
Haruhiko Nakayama
巨樹の森とシャクナゲ Woods of the Giant tree & Alpine roses
Haruhiko Nakayama
Ooidaira 1
OLIVIER CHARLOIS
Tete du Colonney, 2692 meters
Tomasz Makarewicz
Talyuberlup 3rd Pillar Stirling Range
Marjan Gubensek
sv. Florian v Vojniku
Gary Davies
HMS Alliance, Royal Navy Submarine Museum, control room
Riess FotoDesign
Partnachklamm 04
Jan Dunlop
Sunset at Navutu Stars Resort in the Yasawa Islands
Adam Czapla
Turzańsk - Cerkiew prawosławna p.w. św. Michała Archanioła
Alexander Ruttgers
Glacier Point
Riess FotoDesign
AlpspiX 05
Pascal Moulin
Cour du Musée du Vieux Granville - France
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Car Dump
Alejandro Ahumada
Durango Mexico Funicular
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名古屋栄ラシック誰も来ないテラス
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リニア館
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名古屋市北区蛇池公園
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松浦軒
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名古屋市北区庄内川新川放水路堤防桜トンネル
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塔の岩オートキャンプ場
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名古屋市北区蛇池
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春日井市 文化フォーラム
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リニア館、隣は、アンジェローム
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長野平野を一望 おばすてより
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.