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Jigsaw puzzles from Japan

Summer - the great outdoors

Some aspects of Japan are so well known - the temples and gardens of Kyoto, the castles, the cherry blossom, Mt Fuji, and even the ugliness of urban sprawl. But one surely underrepresented feature is Japan's wild landscape. The visitor to Japan is often told how much smaller Japan is than foreign countries; this doesn't make much sense (given that the surface area of Japan is about 1.5 times that of the UK for example), until you realise that it must refer to the inhabitable area, outside which there is mountain scenery on a grand scale.

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Kappa bridge, Japan Alps
© Epoch
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Kappa bridge, Japan Alps

This wooden suspension bridge is a landmark of the Kamikochi resort area in the Japan alps, and its span of some 30 metres carries hikers across Azusagawa river. Beyond can be seen some of Japan's most majestic mountains.

The bridge is named for the mythical water-creature, the kappa, which is said to live in deep clear waters such as these.

Wikipedia article on Kappa

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An Epoch puzzle: 2000 pieces; 53 x 38 cm (21" x 15")
Code: E54023 (54-023 on package)
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Shirouma, Northern Alps
© Epoch
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Shirouma, Northern Alps

This suspension bridge sits in the valley, with a view of the Shirouma "three peaks", at the northermost end of the Northern Alps.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1053 pieces; 38 x 26 cm (15" x 10")
Code: E31029 (31-029 on package)
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Shirouma, Northern Alps
© Epoch
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Shirouma, Northern Alps

This suspension bridge sits in the valley, with a view of the Shirouma "three peaks", at the northermost end of the Northern Alps.

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An Epoch puzzle: 1000 pieces; 75 x 50 cm (30" x 20")
Code: E10732 (10-732 on package)
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Shirakawa traditional houses
© Beverly
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Shirakawa traditional houses

Daisies fringe the paddy by these country cottages in the traditional style of the Japan Alps (in the famous preserved village of Shirakawa).

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 38 x 26 cm (15" x 10")
Code: BM81595 (M81-595 on package)
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Oirase rapids
© Beverly
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Oirase rapids

The Oirase river flows out of Lake Towada east to the sea, and the steep descent provides a renowmed beauty spot. Here mountain azaleas provide splashes of colour amid the green.

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A Beverly puzzle: 1000 pieces; 38 x 26 cm (15" x 10")
Code: BM81574 (M81-574 on package)
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