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Sasajima intersection
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Nagoya Meieki Dori(名古屋名駅通), JP
Konohazuku
(JR) Towers Lights
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Dsc 1391 panorama
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Nagoya Central Towers
Blane Ebersold
Nagoya Station - West
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Nagoya Izakaya(名古屋居酒屋2), JP
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Nagoya Izakaya(名古屋居酒屋), JP
Sakura Kasadera
Kohya bridge - JEWELRY BOX
MASAHIKO TOYAMA
Nagoya City Science Museum
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Panta Rei 2
Ruediger Kottmann
Paris-Montmartre - Rue de Chevallier de la Barre
Ruediger Kottmann
Venice - Piazzetta San Marco and the Doges Palace at night
Thomas K Sharpless
South from Sacré Coeur
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Autumn colour from Oku-Ooi Rainbow Bridge of Oigawa Railway
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victoria falls in zimbabwe side
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Hacli Kilise - Church with the Cross, Cappadocia, Turkey
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A crowd of deer fawn in the precincts of Todai-ji Temple
Astrolabio Colombia
Cayo Cangrejo en Providencia, Colombia
Anton Gulya-Yanovskiy
Санкт-Петербург. Особняк барона А.Л. Штиглица. Голубой зал (Saint-Petersburg Shtiglits's mansion. Blue room)
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Panorama tmp 1948
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Ridge Hotaka
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OASIS21
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Good morning! Hotaka mountain range
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Panorama on ridge of Higashikama
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Hotakadakesanso
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Suehiro bridge
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Steep ridge called Umanose.
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Camp side near Mt.Yari
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岳沢の万年雪
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.