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... a cosy little hideout from the city. I'm usually not super keen on Japanese futon beds (my soft western constitution prefers super soft doonas and beds), but these ones were surprisingly comfortable.
Right, back to the important stuff, Ramen! Kyoto Station is the biggest train station I have ever been to, and attached it has a ramen restaurant level. It's got little alleyways and about 20 ramen restaurants clustered ...
... attribute is a key (for the rice granary) in their mouths.Unlike most Shinto shrines, Fushimi Inari Taisha, in keeping with typical Inari shrines, has an open view of the main idol object (a mirror).A drawing in Kiyoshi Nozaki's Kitsune: Japan's Fox of Mystery, Romance and Humor in 1786 depicting the shrine says that its two-story entry ...
... They live with other meiko and sometimes a graduate geiko in the houses along the streets marked by a wooden plaque with the stage name of the young woman. Some houses board women only and some are boarding houses and "party houses"; party houses being marked with a black metal plate. The training for a meiko takes five years and involves learning how to become gracious hostesses, conversationalists, dancers and musicians in the Japanese tradition. ...
... yes I still had my underwear on O_o)
-the under kimono (juban) -- either a full kimono version or
-a two-piece wrap skirt and kimono-style top version - along with a thin obi to keep it closed.
-the obi accessories (obiage, obijime, and perhaps an obidome I had all 3)
-footwear - geta (wooden shoes) and socks (tabi)
By the time they were done I felt like I had on a ...
... two full movies in a row until I fell asleep at midnight with the computer still on my lap. I woke up the next morning not knowing where I was. I looked around and realized that I was in an awesome capsule hotel in Kyoto, Japan. I got up, woke up my mum who was still sleeping in her capsule, showered and got all ready for a new adventure.
By the way, this Ariana writing. I hope you liked it ...