Ice Aquarium is a tourist attraction in the north-eastern port of Kesennuma, Japan. It features approximately 450 marine creatures that were flash-frozen into blocks of ice after being caught by local fishermen. It showcases more than 70 different species of sea creatures, including crab, squid, and octopus.
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The shores of Acapulco’s beaches were this weekend teeming with masses of fish packed so tightly they looked like an oil slick from above. Thousands of sardines, anchovies, stripped bass and mackerel surged along the coast of the Mexican resort in an event believed to be linked to the devastating Japanese tsunami. Delighted fishermen rushed out in wooden motor boats, abandoning their rods and nets and simply scooping the fish up with buckets.
The cherry blossom (sakura) is Japan’s unofficial national flower. It has been celebrated for many centuries and holds a very prominent position in Japanese culture. Hanami season in March and April is, for many Japanese, the best time of year. This is when the cherry blossom trees all over Japan come in to bloom for between seven and 10 days and people hold outdoor parties to view them.
Camber and dish combo that needs to be see to be believed. This VIP cruiser scraped and sparked its way more than 150 kilometers back to Tokyo on 4 wheels of rubber no thicker than motorbike tyres.
Stefanía Fernández – Miss Universe for 2009, Venezuela
Gate Tower Building is a 16-story office building in Fukushima-ku, Osaka, Japan. The highway that passes through the 5th-7th floors of this building. The highway is part of the Hanshin Expressway, a network of expressways surrounding Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, Japan. The Gate Tower Building is Japan’s first building to have a highway pass through it.
Blood Pond Hot Springs is found in Beppu, Japan. There is so much iron in these waters that it turns the spring red. The Blood Pond Hot Springs is the most photogenic of the nine springs.
Skaters Meeran Trombley and Laureano Ibarra of the United States compete in the Pairs Short program of the Grand Prix of Figure Skating at the Skate America venue in Reading, Pennsylvania, Oct. 26, 2007.
In 40th Tokyo Motor Show in Makuhari Messe, Chiba Prefecture of Japan on 24th October, 2004, introduce the future car Suzuki PIXY single-seat low speed transportation car.
These two lovely old couples in Japan did the opposite when they got married recently. Pan Xiting, 106 years-old, and Chen Adi, 81 years-old, met eight years ago and just recently were married. Pan’s first wife had passed away more than 20 years ago and Chen’s ex-husband died 11 years ago. They deny their love was at first site, but grew over time as Chen was taking care of Pan.