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... and rumor has it you can spot geisha moving around the narrow streets lined with traditional wooden houses. Sure enough, we spotted a couple of women all dressed up and on their own, most likely geisha going from one appointment to another. Just to clear things up, geisha are not prostitutes, they are very skilled entertainers. After enjoying the very atmospheric district our feet had just about given up on us so we recharged our batteries ...
... and duck as well. There was a pair of swans that were nesting in the mote, and a black swan bathing just outside the garden. -M Wednesday, April 17th Shopping center at kawaramachi-dori Today (Wednesday), one of the other students and I needed to find a duffle bag to serve as a second check-in bag for souvenirs. We had searched for them in Kyoto station and in shops near our hotel, but nobody sold one big enough, and no one had them for under seventy dollars. Kawaramachi-dori is a ...
... three of them laughed out loud.
Victor told me later that the old guy had asked how old I was. He told them the truth that I was 37.
By the time we made
it back to Kyoto, rush hour was in full swing. Rush hour here is 6-9 pm. The
trains and buses were shoulder to shoulder, as were the city streets. We opted to walk through the city to a
shopping and dining district, to a restaurant that serves the ...
If I had to highlight my favourite bits of the trip, as well as mentioning bits that I'm not sorry to be leaving behind, it would be something like:
Bits of Japan that we'll miss:
- Amazing scenery and attractions. We saw a few more things that we missed on our last Japan tour, such as snow as Shirakawago, and many of these things will not be forgotten. I'll never forget the looks on my girls faces as they ran across ...
... we walked in yesterday to do some souvenir shopping, where we got some pretty nice things. I bought some beautiful chopsticks, a gift for my brother and then PIP bought me a gift of a incredibly beautiful japanese hairpiece.
Walking from shop to shop, the day went by quite quickly so by 5 o clock we went towards Gion.
We stopped by a "crab-restaurant" where we ...