shimotsuka in winter
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shimotsuka in winter

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Imagens próximas em Japan


A: futatsuzuka shitazuka

Por kiyoharu takamura, 110 metros de distância

futatsuzuka shitazuka

B: fork of the futatsuzuka trail

Por kiyoharu takamura, 190 metros de distância

fork of the futatsuzuka trail

C: middle of futatsuzuka

Por kiyoharu takamura, 210 metros de distância

middle of futatsuzuka

D: foot of futatsuzuka

Por kiyoharu takamura, 450 metros de distância

foot of futatsuzuka

E: futatsuzuka uezuka

Por kiyoharu takamura, 540 metros de distância

futatsuzuka uezuka

F: kamitsuka in winter

Por kiyoharu takamura, 550 metros de distância

kamitsuka in winter

G: oishi chaya(hut)

Por kiyoharu takamura, 1.3 Km de distância

oishi chaya(hut)

H: gotenba trail 5th section

Por kiyoharu takamura, 1.6 Km de distância

gotenba trail 5th section

I: oosunabashiri

Por kiyoharu takamura, 1.6 Km de distância


J: goten-niwa

Por kiyoharu takamura, 2.3 Km de distância


Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Japan

Esta é uma visão geral de 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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