While every maiko and geiko must face public scrutiny and insatiable curiosity as she walks through the streets of Kyoto, at least her thoughts remain private. 231 more words
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When we’re in Kyoto we take our time to wander the cobblestone streets of Gion with it’s old, wooden buildings, tea-houses and lanterns. Gion in Eastern Kyoto (Higashiyama and Kyomizudera districts) is the place to be if you want to catch sight of a real Geiko (Geisha) or Maiko (an apprentice geisha, their hair is usually adorned with flowers). 438 more words
Almost everything in the market is mass produced in today. Even if it is a limited edition, often thousands are made and sold.
It is funny but iPhones (Apple products in general) try to create an illusion of exclusivity, in spite of being sold by the millions. 1,300 more words