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Kyoto: the mystery world of Shinto and Geishas.

Of course, we didn’t uncover the mysteries of a geisha, nor could we even be entirely sure we saw a real one, but we certainly visited Kyoto, the former imperial capital of Japan which is considered the birthplace of the geisha culture.   1,567 more words

Adult Gap Year

Quality Coffee, Cultivated by Good.

“There is no path to happiness. Happiness is the path” …. And it saturated with coffee.

I’ve long been an admirer of Campos Coffee, not only because the people behind the name are an amazing group, but their coffee is genuinely cultivated by way of ethical and respectable means. 294 more words

Specialty Coffee

Entertainer by ...

… any other name, but much more than that. Last year whilst roaming the streets of Gion, Kyoto it was raining pretty hard, thwarting any chance of seeing the famed female entertainers scurrying about throughout the evening. 454 more words

Other Asian Adventures

The Dream

by Dan Kitchener (DANK)

Limited edition print
Main edition of 50 prints
10 Hand finished AP’s
5 Gold Leaf AP’s – with hand finishing and hand added 24ct gold leaf… 51 more words


Sketch 10/1/2017

Copy of a Toyota Hokkei painting: 新春門松の前の花魁

The face kinda turned dude-ish after I went over everything in thicker ink unfortunately. But the point of the exercise for me was the clothes so no loss I guess. 11 more words


芸者 Geisha

Geisha (芸者) are traditional Japanese female entertainers who act as hostesses. Their skills include performing various arts such as classical music, dance, games, and conversation, traditionally to entertain male customers, but also female customers today. 295 more words