La Cueca: Step into Chilean Culture

La Cueca: Step into Chilean Culture

On my first day in Chile, colorful leaves were falling in May, and I couldn’t understand some of the signs and street vendors. I was visiting with my dance team, but I felt strange walking into a local church dance when I didn’t quite feel like part of the community....
Geisha in Gion

Geisha in Gion

Geiko Toshikana at Ryuhonji Temple. (kyoto flowertourism)   “Next stop is the geisha district,” Peter said before remounting his bike and leading us across the street. I pedaled behind him and thought about what I knew about geisha. I knew that they wore kimonos. I...