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Friday, January 14, 2011

The legendary snow-white village



 The villagers keep this life about 1000 long years.
 Great descendants...

 The loftiness of the human is maintained.




 A lot of steep mountains shut in them.
 The way such as the thread leads to the village.

 It may be good that don't look back on the course came.




 Quietness.
 There is the world without the noise.

 and the human origin.



Here is Shirakawa-gō ("White River Old-District"), Gifu Prefecture.

The relations of this post. "
The legendary Old-District". And
           "
Four seasons Panorama of Shirakawa-go" , 01.25.2010 i contributed it.




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93 comments:

  1. What a lovely place!
    It's beautiful to see everything covered with snow.
    Great shots!
    Have a good weekend. ;-)

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  2. I love the quiet that can be found in winter. I also love ancient ways... at least an old village.

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  3. Beautiful! The second frame could have been made around here. the terrain is so similar.

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  4. This a winter wonderland. A very ancient and beautiful place. Your pictures tell a beautiful story.

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  5. 1982年の夏に行きました・・・今ほど有名な場所ではなかったと思います!
    雪景色だと、きれいですね!

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  6. I have been there automn time. Facinating village.I Will be on my Japan 's blog at a time.
    Never see Japan under snow. But friend from Hokkaïdo use to send me pictures of his place full off snow, before I had ordinator.

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  7. Fascinating!
    I've never been to Shirakawa-go.
    I wish I could see these traditional houses covered with snow in winter in person.
    オホーツクの白鳥さんや鳥たちもすばらしかったです!
    ありがとう、rumaさん。

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  8. Sublime
    place
    thank you for sharing

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  9. Magnifiques paysages , fantastiques !

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  10. The first photo in particular is stunning. A magical landscape.

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  11. This village got a partnership with the city I'm living in. Every year trips from and to compiègne and Shirakawa are organized. We even welcomed a student for a few days. I wasn't lucky enough to be part of the latest trip to Shirakawa but I dream of visiting there someday !

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  12. it must be a nice place. wonderful shots :-)

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  13. Preciosas y bellas imagenes de la nevada.
    Saludos y abrazos

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  14. A beautiful place.
    Great photographs again Ruma.
    Costas

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  15. BEAUTIFUL picture Ruma....with lovely light.

    greetings, Joop

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  16. Wonderful, Ruma! Especially the first photo make me think to Switzerland! Even if I know there is snow in Japan, I haven't imagine it like that. But it is everywhere? What about Kyoto zone? Do they have also such snow there? Or it is only in mountainous zones?

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  17. Beautiful art photos!
    Congratulations!

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  18. Beautiful pictures from a peaceful place.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Greetings,

    Berit.

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  19. This looks amazing!
    Thank you for visiting my blog.
    Greetings from Norway.
    Nina

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  20. It's really marvellous, Ruma! I'd like to have one village like this next to my city :)

    Congratulations for these pretty pictures!

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  21. Ruma,
    Very nice photos and place !!
    Thank You
    Magda

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  22. RUMA

    O testemunho fotográfico é muito importante e as palavras enriquecem-no ainda mais.

    Um beijo de Portugal, da cidade do Porto.

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  23. Excellent!!!

    Snow absorbs all noise and creates transparent tranquility. Your photos make me feel as if I were part of this scene.

    Thank you, ruma.

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  24. Beautiful nature and beautiful photos.
    I like the silence.

    Have a nice day

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  25. Shirakawa is a beautiful village

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  26. En hiver, ils doivent échapper à la masse de toutous !

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  27. So calm and peaceful. It does good just to see the pictures of this beautiful village.

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  28. Hello Ruma!!!! FANTASTICCCCCCCCCCCCC!!!! I love snow!!!! although I couldn´t watch the snow during my Christmx hollydays!!!! KISSES AND HUG FROM SPAIN.

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  29. Tienes un blog espectacular, te felicito.

    Gracias por tu visita y comentario.

    José luis

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  30. Que maravilla de lugar, son postales preciosas.

    Besos

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  31. Ruma.
    You speak grec as well ? Or it is a Google translation ?

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  32. Unas hermosas estampas invernales.
    Un saludo Ruma.

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  33. Wonderful village, I wish I could visit it sometime.

    Thank you for taking me to this amazing land!

    My best regards, Ruma.

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  34. What a gorgeous, amazing place! And your photos are superb as always, Ruma! And as always, the perfect words as well! Thank you for this lovely trip today! Enjoy your weekend!

    Sylvia

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  35. Qué bonitos paisajes nevados!
    Gracias por compartirlos, besos!

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  36. beautiful photos, looks like a lovely village!

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  37. Absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  38. Es todo un espectáculo ver estas fotografías ,preciosas de verdad
    Un abrazo

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  39. Ruma, your posts make me speechless! Wonderful images & beautiful words... a world without a noise. Great!

    http://design-elements-blog.com/

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  40. Thanks for sharing this beautiful place with us!

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  41. Les photos sont superbes!! et les paysages fantastiques.
    Merci Ruma pour ce partage

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  42. I would love to go there! How beautiful!

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  43. This is so very beautiful.

    "Where is the world without the noise" - what perfect words for your pictures!

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  44. Hi Ruma...

    Compliments for you very bright
    and wel exposed Winterphoto's
    they are beautyful!!

    grtz Nieske

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  45. Beautiful house for winter!
    Great landscapes!
    My compliments, Ruma!

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  46. Beautiful photos of a wonderful place! It's like a fairy tale!
    Have a good weekend!

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  47. Gongratulations for your wonderful blog and amazing photos
    kisses from Greece

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  48. Simply wonderful capture Ruma!!!

    thanks for sharing with us :)

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  49. Un fin de semana más estoy por aquí. Navegando entre tus cosillas. Genial.

    Saludos y un abrazo.

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  50. and the human origin...Ruma ... thank you back to the origin of man, his first steps on the snow can be...

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  51. Snow does blanket everything with a certain feeling of peace and quiet... Thank you for sharing these here.

    -maria

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  52. Preciosas fotografías. Gracias por acercarnos, a través de tu objetivo, éstos bellos lugares. Saludos cordiales.
    Ramón -España-

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  53. Lovely photographs, I especially love the first one, it is just gorgeous! Hugs,

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  54. Hmmm, nice pictures. Love ther first one me too ;)

    have a nice weekend !

    GundaM hugs

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  55. Very nice pictures, the last one is my favourite.

    Lucian

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  56. Magia e incanto, questo paese!

    Lara

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  57. magical shots from a peaceful place, Ruma! Simply wonderful especially that 2nd image! lovely greetings from Bulgaria

    http://design-elements-blog.com/

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  58. WOW!!!!!! EXCELENTE TU BLOG, GENIAL ESTA ENTRADA!!! DE VERDAD TE FELICITO, ME GUSTA EL CONCEPTO QUE LE IMPRIMES A CADA DETALLE Y TE INVITO A QUE TE PASES POR MI NOSTÁLGICO, OSCURO, TRISTE Y DEPRESIVO BLOG DE INVIERNO BIPOLAR PARA QUE ME DES TUS MAS SINCERAS IMPRESIONES AL RESPECTO. DESDE HOY TE SIGO. TE ESPERO POR EL MIO ...

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  59. I love your pictures. And what a beautiful place! Thank you for showing it to us.
    Hugs
    Kerstin

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  60. Dear Ruma.
    Thanks to be one of my follower. I am glad Japane go on my japanese' blog. If you have special comment of the publication, please do not hesite.

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  61. Wow !!! It is so beautiful, like a dream.

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  62. Che posto meraviglioso. Elvi

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  63. They are beautiful photos, beautiful postcards of a beautiful place in winter and secure than at any time of year.
    Regards

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  64. Just discovered your gorgeous blog with such wonderful photos. Thank you for sharing them.
    By the way Dostoevsky is my favorite among Russian writers :)

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  65. This is a wonderful story and it is important to preserve the old farmhouses. I love these old houses, they tell so much from our ancestors.

    Silence and the breath of the centuries ... a magical place! Thank you for these wonderful pictures.

    my best regards to the other end of our beautiful planet

    sincerely
    isabella

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  66. Such a beautiful winter world, a beautiful village. Thank you for sharing your words and photos.

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  67. Hi Ruma, beautiful picture post card like. The first one is absolutely beautiful11

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  68. Oi Ruma,

    O prazer é todo meu. Seja bem vinda ao meu blog também. Você tem admiráveis fotografias. Um olhar grandioso. Siga em frente. Abraço.

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  69. Thanks so much for visiting my blog! I lived in Wakayama for a year and I did get into Shodo - so I really appreciate your beatiful art. Very impressive!

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  70. WOW, i really like this Pictures, Amazing location.
    Thanks for your comment on my page.
    Following you back from http://smartandfunnyvideo.blogspot.com

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  71. Hello Ruma !
    Wonderful photos, above all the first one. A lot of snow in Japan !
    This winter some areas of our country got a lot of snow too.
    Landscape in the snow are always very beautiful.

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  72. Cold weather and warm expression.

    I don't know why, but I feel as if I used to live in this village.
    Inspiring as always.

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  73. not looking back
    how snow newborn

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  74. Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos of the village in winter snow.
    Love!

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  75. Ruma,
    Beautiful and peaceful photos,I have been to Japan a few times but never in winter. It is absolutely splendid!
    I have added you to my list of blogs to follow and will enjoy discovering more about your country.
    Best wishes, DeeBee :)

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  76. La nieve el pretexto para crear estas verdaderas obras de arte.

    Como siempre geniales tus fotografías.

    Un abrazo.

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  77. The second shot is so lovely!

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  78. awesome photos!
    kisses from the Netherlands!

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  79. I don't think I would want to live in a place that has this much snow but it would be a thrill to visit it for a short while. It is such a place of beauty.

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  80. What a wonderful scenery of snow!

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