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Franco-German artist is making a torii gate made of speakers

A Franco-German artist is tasked reinterpreting an iconic symbol of Japanese culture. The torii gate is usually seen outside of Shinto shrines as a marker designating an entrance into a sacred space. 144 more words


Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kyoto, Japan

The Fushimi Inari-taisha is the head shrine of the Inari. To reach the top of the mountain, approx 233m above sea level, you you pass through 10,000 of the orange torii.


Weekly photo challenge: Symbol 2


Japan is a country full of symbolism.

Perhaps the most well known symbol of Japan is Mount Fuji, but there are many others.

Red is a very symbolic colour in Japan, from the red setting sun on the national flag to the colour of the gates of shinto shrines. 125 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Fushimi Finish

Imagine thousands of torii gates forming a glowing tunnel of orange over a mountain path through the 423 more words

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Please Help Me to Get a New Camera => Hi my friends!
My Name is Randall and I live in Easton, MD USA. I’m 39 years old and I’m currently disable for multiple back injuries and Major Depression. 66 more words


Japan: Hiroshima

I left the Hotel Mystays at 9:00 am and got to the train station at 9:45 am to catch a Shinkansen to Hiroshima. The Shinkansen ticket machines and trains are located in their own “wing” so just keep looking for the signs. 383 more words