1 Like

Kouyounotaki Autumn Leaves Waterfall
Hokkaido

A beautiful autumn day in Hokkaido. From the road this beautiful spot is very accessable - just a 10 min walk. Autumn is amazing here in Hokkaido and the leave are really starting to turn.

Copyright: Glen Claydon
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13680x6840
Geüpload: 08/10/2011
Geüpdatet: 19/09/2014
Keer bekeken:

...


Tags: niseko; hirafu; hokkaido; japan; autumn; waterfall
comments powered by Disqus

Glen Claydon
Chisenupuri Peak
Glen Claydon
Top of Moiwa Ski Field - Summer
Glen Claydon
Moiwa Ski Field Top - Winter
Glen Claydon
Moiwa Peak
Glen Claydon
Mt Iwaonupuri, Goshiki Onsen
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hanazono Hill Climb 1st
Glen Claydon
Niseko Weiss Top lift Autumn
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hanazono Hillclimb Finish
Glen Claydon
SL Steam Train Rankoshi
Glen Claydon
Annupuri Village Niseko
Glen Claydon
Niseko Annupuri - Powder Company
KeiHirano
Extremebonzai
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
9004
Mark Fink
Quarrymans Museum Opus 40 Saugerties Ny
Calvin Jones
Tree of Utah 2
Marcio Cabral
Fitzroy and Lagunas
Igor Adamec
Trakošćan Castle - 14
Marcio Cabral
Chorrillo del Salto
Rafał Szmigiero
Dlugi Targ in Gdansk, Poland
Basen I
Jens Remus
Double Arch
Jan Koehn
Ferris wheel - Gondola 1
Jose Luis Perez
Armando Talavera Factory 01
Pascal Moulin
Autel du bas-côté du chœur dans l'église d'Isle-Saint-Georges - France
Glen Claydon
Momiji Gallery Opening Day - Dec 4th 2010
Glen Claydon
Niseko Shrine in the Forest
Glen Claydon
Yotei Sunset Course
Glen Claydon
Hirafu tracks and afternoon jet trail above Alpen
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu - Early Winter 2011
Glen Claydon
Annupuri Peak Hut
Glen Claydon
Tokoro Observation Tower Northern Hokkaido Japan
Glen Claydon
Yotei Hike 3
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu First Snowfall for 2010
Glen Claydon
Rishiri Island Beer O'Clock
Glen Claydon
Pelican - Car Danchi 05
Glen Claydon
Mt Yotei Peak Sunrise
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.