Saturday, September 08, 2007

See It Sunday: Stairs

202 steps at Shiogama Shrine, Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture
August 2006

10 comments:

  1. Going down, I wouldn't mind but going up? My tongue would reach my waist.

    Years ago, I did love going to shrines and punishing myself by climbing up and down the stairs, for exercise!!

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  2. Beautiful photo! These steps look exceptionally steep...a matter of commitment?

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  3. Cool photo!
    Stephanie
    www.thewrittenword.wordpress.com

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  4. Grace,
    Luckily we didn't have to climb up or down this particular flight of stairs as we came in a different way. Although that way was pretty steep too!

    Jenclair,
    Definitely...a pilgrimage!

    Thanks Stephanie and Rhinoa!

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  5. I don't think I'd mind the climb because it's so pretty. Is there significance to the 202 number, or is that just how many it took?

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  6. That makes my buns hurt just lookin' at it, but it is beautiful!

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  7. Kookie,
    Actually I have no idea if there is a significance to the number 202. When I was looking up the name of the shrine, the number of steps was listed on some of the websites I looked at but without any explanation for that amount. Sorry. Maybe that's just how many it took? :)

    Andi,
    LOL. Can you imagine running up and down those?

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  8. I love this photo. It would make a great book cover!

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