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Kyoto #1: Maiko (舞妓さん)

As I wait impatiently for my epic trip through Northern Japan next month, I’m having trouble thinking of postcards to talk about right now. I’m sure I’ll have plenty of new material for the blog during and after my trip, but right now is kinda… slow. 324 altre parole


The Life of the Always Seen

Gion, Kyoto

Teaching and learning, maiko and geiko.

All Eyes No-See: (Not) Posing for the Tourists

Sunset duties.


Traditional Beauty of Kyoto: the Geisha

Nothing says Kyoto like geisha. While the western world is largely familiar with these fascinating artists through the dramatic if almost completely inaccurate Memoirs of a Geisha  250 altre parole