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The Japanese section of the Huntington botanical gardens in San Marino, California

Maiko...not a sushi restaurant! A Geisha in training!! On our 'to see and take a pic' list when we're in Japan!

maiko 舞妓 Gion Kobu 祇園甲部 Marika 茉利佳 KYOTO JAPAN

Maiko dressed for Gion Festival in Kyoto, Japan

My new bucket list item: See a koi pond in Japan. This one is at the Yoshimine-dera temple in Kyoto, Japan.

oiran-geisha: The maiko Eriha, Katsue and Shouko at a door. Each of these girls are from some of the richest okiya of Gion Kobu. Tama okiya for Eriha, Odamoto okiya for Katsue and Nishimura okiya for Shouko. (Source)

Wisteria, Kitayama, Kyoto, Japan visit instagram: @theglobalista twitter: @theglobalista