As the full horror of the natural disaster that hit Japan becomes more apparent, with thousands probably dead, my thoughts and prayers go to the brave people of Japan who are going through a time of fear, distress and grief. But these are a strong people who will rebuild, as they have done in the millennia past.
May their gods give them strength.
Our thoughts and best wishes go to our dear TE members from Japan who have show to us through their photos the unique beauty of their land and the indomitable nature of the Japanese spirit.
NO POINTS PLEASE.
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mesutilgim (81344) 2011-03-11 14:45
We all are with our thoughts there, with all the Japanese people and our TE friends there..
abmdsudi (41188) 2011-03-11 20:25
Deepest syamphaties, our thoughts are with the people of Japan during this difficult time. I have no doubt that Japan will overcome this setback with courage and dignity.
mikebottomley (449) 2011-03-11 21:39
All the devastation, it is difficult to put into words.
serp2000 (38828) 2011-03-12 0:00
I am sorry. Very sad situation is going on. An Japan waits another bad news, unfortunatelly.
papera (13918) 2011-03-12 0:07
even in the darkness, the torii stands bright and shines as a beacon - the Japanese have a strong mindset and their spirituality will guide them through, like this torii. it's a well-chosen symbolic image.
very tough times ahead.
Royaldevon (27515) 2011-03-12 1:35
Good Morning Klaudio,
Oh, how we all echo your sentiments, here.
My heart lurches as I watch the horror unfolding on my television screen! What devastation! What horror! What utter sadness!
We need to offer all our support to these ravaged people.
Thank you for this,
BennyV (13548) 2011-03-12 6:38
a fine tribute, Klaudio
humbled by the events in Japan
worldcitizen (6647) 2011-03-12 16:30
This torii shines through the dark night. I hope the Japanese people will also be able to feel our positive thoughts and love during this terrible time. Thanks for posting this tribute...
jhm (136660) 2011-03-13 5:24
The Earthquake in Japan is a catastrophe in de world with nuclear danger.
A lot people are disappeared through the tsumani.
Also we feel with the a lot victims allied.
This statue as symbol in the dark environment. TFS.
Have a nice Sunday,
korbee (6617) 2011-03-13 8:07
To all the friends and people in Japan,all the best and good luck for the future,whatever happens,finally the sun will always win and shine again!
giorgimer (34814) 2011-03-13 11:46
I join your beautiful tribute to japanese friends for this terrifying event
maloutim (9633) 2011-03-13 12:41
This is a beautiful picture you chose as a tribute to the Japanese people.
The strongly lit temple coming out of the dark water seems absolutely appropriate, and a good image to tell us that light can come out of darkness, hope can come out of disaster.
shevchenko (19051) 2011-03-13 21:09
Condolence to the victims in the mega disaster.
Rarely to see the shot to show the arch by night,
distinct night photo in dazzling reflection,
corjan3 (2089) 2011-03-14 3:39
I support every word in the note.
leo61 (0) 2011-03-15 12:24
Two weeks ago.I wrote a few words to your "morning prayer" photo and her I see this gate again under totally different circumstances.
This good nightshot is a good tribute to all japanese people.
My heart is with them,24 hours a day.
foxy (893) 2011-03-15 16:03
......oh God please help us. we are all suffering
in this world. all of us are in deep sorrow......
we are praying for you.
wolf38 (31038) 2011-03-20 23:56
Hello LuciaKlaudio. Currently you can see photos of Japan has a different way than usual, the aesthetic-photo on the spiritual side of the country. I like this photo very subtle. Rgds, Wolfgang.
- Copyright: Klaudio Branko Dadich (daddo) (23104)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-11-05
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Exposure: f/5.6, 4 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Unforgetable Japan
- Theme(s): 11-03-2011 Japan in mourning [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2011-03-11 14:39