In the land of temples and Geishas

Kyoto was Japan's capital during centuries and the center of its spiritual life. Therefore, thousands temples, shrines and gardens remain nowadays in the region. Kyoto...
Kyoto was Japan's capital during centuries and the center of its spiritual life. Therefore, thousands temples, shrines and gardens remain nowadays in the region. Kyoto also still hosts a community of Geishas and if you are lucky, you might see them appear furtively in the street. Yet the chances are big that they are just a few tourists dressed up to experience a day in the life of Geisha. (click on pictures for high res) All pictures taken with Leica M8 and 35mm Lux Asph