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Russian cup

Published May 30, 2016 by lunalunaz

Bought a Russian cup at Maruzen bookstore in Kyoto. The clerk told me that st. Petersburg is such a beautiful city!

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Azuchi castle

Published May 30, 2016 by lunalunaz

Next to the Great Lake Biwa , stood a golden castle which was burnt to ashes after three years of residence in 1582

Gyosan sandals

Published May 25, 2016 by lunalunaz

When crossing a street, an European looking gentleman stared at my sandals.
Had he asked what they were, I would have told him that these are called gyosan (gyo means fish), originally made for fishermen in Odawara. Unlike beach sandals, they are one-pieces which makes them quite durable. Now that they are a bit popular, you can buy those at Laque in Kyoto!