Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Masayo: Gion Higashi

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Masayo, the highest ranking maiko of Gion Higashi (one of Kyoto's five geiko entertainment districts), wearing the special hanakanzashi (flowered hair ornament) for February. The plum blossoms celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring.

1 comment:

Abbey said...

Looks like "Cleansing Mel" passed a little too close for her olfactory comfort...

WV: qfkffw. Sound effects for the aforementioned incident.