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Taico Drummers

Having the drums going really added to the mood of the event. They
were well synchronized and played for the whole time.


John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Trip to Japan > Aizu Spring Festival > Taico Drummers

Orange Pulling Rope
This is one of the two palanquins containing the holy spirits of the Emperors Komei and Kammu. 800 AD.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Orange Pulling Rope

Orange And Blue Walking
Okay that is green.
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John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Kyoto > Orange And Blue Walking

Makeup Geisha
These are tourists made up like Geisha.
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John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Kyoto > Makeup Geisha

Dressed Up Walking About
These are fake Geisha, but they do attract lots of attention.
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John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Fourth Trip to Japan > Kyoto > Dressed Up Walking About

Sleeves Out
Sleeves Out
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Third Trip to Japan > Kochi > Sleeves Out

Targets Presented
Targets Presented
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Third Trip to Japan > Kochi > Targets Presented

Sourcing Fresh Water
Sourcing Fresh Water
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Third Trip to Japan > Kumamoto > Sourcing Fresh Water

Serving Tea To People
Serving Tea To People
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Third Trip to Japan > Kumamoto > Serving Tea To People

Frothing Tea
Frothing Tea
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John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Third Trip to Japan > Kumamoto > Frothing Tea

Boiling Water In Bowl
Boiling Water In Bowl
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Third Trip to Japan > Kumamoto > Boiling Water In Bowl

Mounted Horseman
I was impressed with the quality of the gear on the horses, as well as the detail that went into the armor.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Mounted Horseman

Foot Soldiers
These soldiers had long pike like poles.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Foot Soldiers

Bureaucrat
I believe this is the lead of the patriots in the Meiji Restoration.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Bureaucrat

Torch On Ground
When the early torches has burned down it's dumped at the side of the road and tended.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Torch On Ground

Geishas On Stage
This stage was pushed the whole length of the parade. There were three shaparones walking behind.

The woman in orange represents Lady Shizuka (1180) Shizuka-Gozen, a Kyoto dancer, was the beloved of Minamoto-Yoshitsune.


John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Geishas On Stage

Human Archery Target
Back in the day (Kamakura Period 1192-1333AD), apparently the Yabusame Archers had humans hold the targets. Notice there is only one level - good enough, not the bulls eye we see.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Human Archery Target

Little Bird
Some of the children were dressed as little birds and little butterflies. At this point they had walked a few km so I'm sure they were tired. (Zen-retsu)
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Little Bird

Soldier Walking
He has stone in his armor and the two swords you would expect from a Samurai. I was impressed with the quality that went into the costumes.
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Festivals in Kyoto > Soldier Walking

Witches
Witches
John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > A Second Trip to Japan > Welcome To Kumamoto > Witches

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