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Geishas in Kyoto

JAPAN | Sun, 17 Aug 2014 | By clare-tamea | Views [278]

We saw geishas!!!   Whilst we were in Kyoto, there was a special event we went to. Served with cold beer and green beans (yes, that's right, green beans!), we were entertained by Maiko dancers (Maiko are apprentice Geishas just completing ... Read more >

Tags: geisha, kyoto, maiko

Arigato and Obrigado

JAPAN | Sun, 22 Apr 2012 | By marcosfernandes | Views [3369] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

Arigato and obrigado are two ways of saying thank you, both deriving from the first western language ever heard in Japan in the sixteenth century: Portuguese. Following the footsteps of our ancestors, we embrace this modern Japanese adventure with gratitude.... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, gueisha, japan, maiko, portugal, ryokan, shinkansen, shinto, shintoist, travel writing scholarship 2012 arigato obrigado

 

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