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Meet the Geisha

Probably we are already familiar with the word Geisha , but actually, what is geisha? Now, i am going to give you some information about this phenomenon. 299 altre parole

Culture

Super Deluxe

Word association:  the words on the taxi are a perfect description for maiko and geiko.  These practitioners of the refined arts of Japan are cultivated and rarified beings.   139 altre parole

Art

Cultural Kyoto

From Hakone we got the train to Kyoto, and were reunited with our luggage. We’d taken a small bag for our two nights in Hakone, and sent our luggage ahead from Tokyo by… 1.038 altre parole

Travel

Kimihiro and Kimitoyo

Three weeks ago today I happened across the Erikae of Kimihiro of Miyagawa-cho.  Here are eight of my favourite photos from this most fortunate of spontaneous photo-shoots. 273 altre parole

Japan

Hurry Up!

I may be nearly 57 but my eternal inner child is alive, well and as insistent as she was when I was actually her age.  A fortnight ago we travelled to Kyoto together. 299 altre parole

Art