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Katsuura Girl's Festival "BIG HINA-MATSURI"

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HINAMATURI is the Japanese Doll Festival. This is 60-tiered Hina doll set at Katsuura, Chira, Japan. Announsements from Katsuura city hall is here (in English).

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A: Katsuura underwater observation tower

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At Katsuura under-Sea Park.

Katsuura underwater observation tower

B: Nagairi fishing port

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A small fishing port near by Ubara utopia, chiba. There are many tunnels and strange rocks. And many ...

Nagairi fishing port

C: Katsuba fishing port

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A small fishing port near by Ubara utopia, chiba. There are many tunnels and strange rocks. And many ...

Katsuba fishing port

D: The gate for sea Gods

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At Ubara beach, Katuura, Chiba, Japan.

The gate for sea Gods

E: Hakuho cape

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A cape on the Ubara utopia hiking trail.

Hakuho cape

F: Tasogare hill

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A hill on the Ubara utopia hike course.

Tasogare hill

G: Okitsu Beach

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A bathing beach near by Kazusa Okitsu station. You can see Winter Hexagon in this pano.

Okitsu Beach

H: Osen-Korogashi

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Long long time ago, there was a girl named "Osen". She was only daughter for a local ruling family. H...


I: Osen-Korogashi (from the base)

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Looking up the legendary cliff "Osen Korogashi". More datails and view from top is here (360 Cities).

Osen-Korogashi (from the base)

J: Osawa fishing port

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A small fishing port at Katsuura, Chiba.

Osawa fishing port

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Detta är en översikt av 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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