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    Ha ha ha ha ha giantcfr1's Avatar
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    Gion Matsuri - Pics

    It's currently Gion Matsuri (festival) here in Kyoto. The festival is an annual event which was officially commenced annually in 970 ce.

    Here's some pics...
    First my wife's Obi:


    My sister-in-law's Obi:


    Various Yamaboko:




    Mikoshi:



    Maiko San:
    Last edited by giantcfr1; 07-18-08 at 12:10 AM.
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    Thanks for posting. More pictures please.
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    beautiful pics! thanks for sharing.

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    Ahh.......natsukashii desune. Thanks for posting!

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    Wonderfully beautiful pics, as usual, thank you.

    If and when you have time, could you post a bit more detail about that the pics are showing us?
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    I sooo want to be there!! So are you going to host me when I come to Japan?
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    I'm pretty sure I've been to the temple with all the lanterns. It's in the eastern hills (the hills on the other side of town from where the Golden Temple, Zen rock garden etc is) near the very tall black pagoda.

    I loved Kyoto (and Nara).

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