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Memories of a Geisha?

Not here in the Gion district of Kyoto. Maiko Kyôka from Gion Kobu
Kyoto, Japan

April 9th 2012
Kyoto, cherry blossom, ultra modern, ultra ancient, temples, zen gardens, canals ... read more
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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
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