martes, 21 de octubre de 2014

Bamboo Forest of Sagano

This bamboo forest is one of the most beautiful bamboo forests in Japan. 

The sound of the wind in this bamboo forest has been voted as one of "one hundred must-be-preserved sounds of Japan" by the Japanese government. 

Back in the 1870s when Edison was looking for a good bamboo as a material of a filament for his early light bulb, the governor of Kyoto recommended two sources for bamboo, this being one of them. Edison used the other one. 


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