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Symphonic Sculpture
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Hakone Open Air Museum

Copyright: Akiyoshi Odagawa
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6308x3154
上传: 02/06/2010
更新: 26/09/2014
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Akiyoshi Odagawa
Hakone Open Air Museum
Kudo Kenji Photograph
強羅花壇 柱廊 Gorakadan peristyle
Kudo Kenji Photograph
箱根吟遊 スパ Hakone Ginyu Spa treatment room
Yasushi Kishimoto
Hakonechisujinotaki
kiyoharu takamura
hakone tozan cablecar (Gora station)
Dave Kennard
Mountain path, Hakone
Iskandar Setiadi
Owakudani Valley
Dave Kennard
Path down mountain, Hakone
Dave Kennard
Ōwakudani valley, Hakone
Taro Tsubomura
Owakudani in early winter
Min Heo
Cooking Black Eggs in Owakudani(The hell valley), Hakone
Steven Tung
Owakudani Boiling Valley
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Sunrise in Uchisar
José María Moreno Santiago
Toledo, Cave of Hercules
Andrea Biffi
Musée de l'Orangerie
yunzen liu
a bird's eye view on the Potala Palace in lhasa
Bad Kleinkirchheim
Alpenfahrt Showroom
Plamen Penev
Old house
Andrea Biffi
trincee sul Monte Galbiga lungo la Linea Cadorna
Darko Car
Bratina
Jose Luis Perez
Between three Ahuehuetes
Martin Hertel
Salzburg - Mozartsteg
José María Moreno Santiago
Toledo, the door of Cambrón
Zoltan Duray
Messnerin
Akiyoshi Odagawa
Nagayamon park
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Yokohama Koyasu
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Old Embassy of France in Tokyo
Akiyoshi Odagawa
full moon on the Sumida river
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Takashima Central Park
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ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
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Odaiba Shiokaze Park
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Yokohama Minatomirai
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Kencyouji Kamakura
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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
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Place de la Concorde Fountain
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Harumi Passenger Ship Terminal
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.