Lighters are FUN.

I lost count of how much I had to drink here.

Mmm, warm sake.


One of Maru-chan's orders.

Beginning of the nomikai.

This is as close as I dared to get.

Maiko-san from the same place. Incidentally, I took a picture of the nameplates in March.

Now that I see this, that's an actual geisha. Dang.

One of the lit lanterns, Gion.

I tried on a kimono, and this is the dubious result. Well, OK, so I don't look as bad as in the other photo, but ergh.

One of the black kitties. Awwww...

First picture of Kyoto: kitties available for adoption!