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rows of roof tiles Japan
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Temple Detail. Wouldn't it be cool to design some metal caps for some of the ends on a log house.
yhea, like bear heads or rams
Fog in Torii (Traditional Japanese gate at shrine) , Japan. Holy crap this looks like the village in Mulan.