Geishas of Kyoto

Kyoto finally saw me doing what I love best. Walking the streets capturing people.

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Sign at the entrance to Geisha district. Apparently, some people do not know how to keep their hands to themselves.

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My first rather unsuccessful attempt at shooting geishas.

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Maiko, an apprentice geisha, with her matron.

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Maiko, an apprentice geisha, with her matron.

 

Miyajima Island

A lovely break from hustle and bustle of Hiroshima. The island is a must when in the area. Beautiful hike up to the Mt. Misen. The sunset by the Itsukushima Shrine is worth waiting for.

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Oysters everywhere!

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I mean everywhere!

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Itsukushima Shrine

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Walk to Mt. Misen

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Traditional dresses

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Shrine

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Hike up to Mt. Misen

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Hiroshima from Mt. Misen

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The Shrine at sunset