Ebisu's Kyoto

A guest house for medium-long term visitors to Kyoto
Walking past this Okonomiyaki restaurant near Higashiyama Gojo and smelling the delicious fragrances of cooking is making me so hungry!!!

Walking past this Okonomiyaki restaurant near Higashiyama Gojo and smelling the delicious fragrances of cooking is making me so hungry!!!

Statue of Ryoma Sakamoto at Gion’s Misaki Shrine, #kyoto

Statue of Ryoma Sakamoto at Gion’s Misaki Shrine, #kyoto

Inari fox, Misaki Shrine, Gion, #kyoto

Inari fox, Misaki Shrine, Gion, #kyoto

Rock, Misaki Shrine (Tosa Inari), Gion, #kyoto

Rock, Misaki Shrine (Tosa Inari), Gion, #kyoto

geisha-kai:

October 2014: a senior maiko of Gion by @henricepeda on Instagram
I love the color coord of her kushi (comb) and kanzashi!

geisha-kai:

October 2014: a senior maiko of Gion by @henricepeda on Instagram

I love the color coord of her kushi (comb) and kanzashi!

Pulling the mikoshi, children’s matsuri, #kyoto

Pulling the mikoshi, children’s matsuri, #kyoto

Later I saw a different one being pulled around along Okazaki-michi! It was part of a procession for a children’s matsuri. The kids were cute!

Later I saw a different one being pulled around along Okazaki-michi! It was part of a procession for a children’s matsuri. The kids were cute!

Walking around yesterday, on Nijo-dori, just near Okazaki park and the museums, I saw this little mikoshi (portable shrine), being watched over by several people, including this friendly chap!

Walking around yesterday, on Nijo-dori, just near Okazaki park and the museums, I saw this little mikoshi (portable shrine), being watched over by several people, including this friendly chap!

Sunny colour! #kyoto

Sunny colour! #kyoto

Cute gate, Okazaki, #kyoto

Cute gate, Okazaki, #kyoto

Torii, Heian Shrine, #kyoto

Torii, Heian Shrine, #kyoto