Thursday, April 30, 2009

Monday, April 27, 2009

Saturday, April 25, 2009

street finds #5

note:
you can pay for drinks in the vending machine with your cell phone


Arashiyama








Friday, April 24, 2009

Toji flea market








Bamboo forest in Arashiyama





Mystical bamboo forest in Arashiyama outside of Kyoto had a tiny little fairy house and garden hiding in it. Blink and you miss it.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

maiko hairdresser

peeked into a window in gion and spied a maiko having her hair done. felt like something that should never be seen. surprisingly unglam. fascinating.
video

maiko on the move

video

Monday, April 20, 2009

more fushimi inari [festival]








festival at fushimi inari shrine

Sunday, April 19, 2009

street finds #4



mikoshi from fushimi festival






mikoshi are portable shrines. they house the enshrined deity and sacred objects are carried during festivals.