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Maiko

My life In Tokyo

Stephen Bueckert - stephen17 [30]

Just a couple pics from my hood.

Destinations: Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Festivals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Working Abroad | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Nature | Shopping | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
The great statue of Buddha known as the Dai Butsu, in Kamakura, Japan.

Landon Fry wriggles through the Buddha's nose in Nara

To Japan With Love - tojapanwithlove [588]

Landon Fry finds a unique way to immerse himself in local culture---he attempts to fit through Buddha's nose at Todai-ji temple in Nara.

Destinations: Nara | Japan
Topics: Travel | Religion | Traditions
The huge monument of Tengu outside Kurama Station

Possessed by the Ancient Spirit of Kyoto

victor wong - mucuna [3,265]

Spend an alternative day dressed in Kimono, encounter Tengu in Mount Kurama and seek revenge or pray for love at Kibune Shrine. When the day comes to the end, ask for fortune from the fox at Fushimi Inari Shrine.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | Animals | Art | Traditions | Ecotourism | Martial Arts | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Fashion | Agriculture | Performing Arts | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
Court Dance, inside Spring Room of Tales of Genji Museum

Experience a Thousand Year of History at Uji

victor wong - mucuna [3,265]

Reserve a whole day for a relaxed strode through the historical sites of Uji, the countryside of Kyoto, Japan. Immense yourself in the romance and drama of the Tales of Genji and be transported back to the aristocratic life of the Heian period.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Literature | Women & Travel | Art | Traditions | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Performing Arts | Fashion | Ancient History | Architecture
Torokko Train at Sagano Arashiyama area

River Gorge and good food at Sagano Arashiyama in Kyoto

victor wong - mucuna [3,265]

Spend a whole day, unhurried, experience the country charm of Sagano Arashiyama. Take in the sights, enjoy good temple food and watch yuzen masters at work.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | Art | Traditions | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Performing Arts | Fashion | Nature | Shopping | Ancient History
After the bombing of Hiroshima a father buried his son with his tricycle.

A Quiet Museum

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima is an almost eerily quiet place.

Destinations: Hiroshima | Japan
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Religion | 20th Century History | Art | War & Conflict
Edward Espe Brown in How to Cook Your Life

Film Review: How to Cook Your Life

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,219]

With food as both context and metaphor, documentary filmmaker Doris Dorrie focuses her lens on Zen master Edward Espe Brown, former student of the esteemed Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, former chef at the San...

Destinations: China | Japan
Topics: Food | People | Religion | Performing Arts
Chilled Buckwheat Soba with Wasabi Ponzu and Julienne Vegetables

Recipe: Chilled Buckwheat Soba with Wasabi Ponzu and Julienne Vegetables

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,219]

This vegetarian, cold soba noodle dish is extremely easy, very healthy, and very satisfying. And of course, if you prefer, it can also be served hot.

Destinations: China | Japan
Topics: Food | People | Religion | Performing Arts
Kinkakuji, or The Golden Pavilion, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most exquisite temples and gardens in Japan

The Gardens of Kyoto

Asia Images John Lander - johnlander [925]

Japanese gardening is more than just an art or the careful arrangment of plants and rocks around a pond or hill. Originally intended as a form of meditation by Zen Buddhist monks, one of whom...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | People | Festivals | Religion | Nature | Traditions | Architecture
Path of Philosophy

Japan - The Country Of Tomorrow!

Milena Riss - abientot [85]

A walk along a canal on the eastern side of the city of Kyoto, Japan. The scholars called it Path of Philosophy...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Religion | Nature | Ecotourism
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