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Gion Corner: Japanese Traditional Performances

On my trip to Kyoto, I never got to see a geisha or maiko out on the streets. We were pretty busy in our own kimono fitting and activities to just wait in the streets of Gion. 207 altre parole


Full of Beans! - Setsubun in Kanazawa

“Demons out! Luck in!” That’s what people across Japan were chanting on February 3 as they hurled roasted soybeans all over the place to celebrate Setsubun (節分).  204 altre parole


Petite Maiko in Kyoto

Tz, my 3 years old son, has been travelling with us since he was 4 months old. I am constantly showing him travel icons or famous sights he had been to. 90 altre parole