03/20/2014 02:53 pm ET | Updated Mar 20, 2014

Daily Life In Japan: The Majesty Of The Island Nation (PHOTOS)

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  • A Japanese snow monkey relaxes in a hot spring in the Jigokudani valley, northern Nagano Prefecture, Japan on Feb 10, 2012. (Nick Ut/AP)
  • A couple talks at each other as the sun sets at Enoshima beach in Fujisawa, near Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. (Shizuo Kambayashi/AP)
  • A man climbs up stairs at Hie Shrine in Tokyo, Feb. 14, 2014. (Koji Sasahara/AP)
  • Pedestrians are reflected in a building's mirrored facade as they walk on a footbridge in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, July 27, 2013. (Akio Kon/Bloomberg/Getty Images)
  • Carp wait to be fed with their mouths open in a Japanese garden pond at Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden, Tokyo, Nov. 18, 2013. (Koji Sasahara/AP)
  • A visitor takes a picture of white plum tree in bloom in the compound of Yushima Tenjin shrine in Tokyo, March 1, 2014. (Shuji Kajiyama/AP)
  • The Tokyo Skytree soars behind an art work in Tokyo, July 13, 2012. (Itsuo Inouye/AP)
  • Women in kimonos stand in circle and chat by a temple as a Buddhist monk walks by, Tokyo, Feb. 12, 2014. (Junji Kurokawa/AP)
  • Buyers inspect fresh tuna during an auction at Kiikatuura tuna market on February 7, 2014 in Nachikatsuura, Japan. (Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)