Advertisement
« previous next »
Fashion icon  
   

Fashion icon

Japan - Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima

May 27th 2008
We arrived into Japan on the 21st of May and took the bullet train staight for the ancient capital, Kyoto. On our first day of temple hopping I was very excited to see so many Geisha walking around, at first when you see their beautiful kimonos and pail faces you feel like they are almost alien to this fast moving motropolise, however, you quickly learn that in Kyoto they are a large part of ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hiroshima » Hiroshima

Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.117s; Tpl: 0.009s; cc: 4; qc: 27; dbt: 0.0179s; 27; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 4; ; mem: 6.5mb