Just a few odds and ends of photos of people and things spotted while roaming about Kyoto.
We were scarcely alone, here by Yasaka Pagoda — and everywhere else we went.
Restaurant in the Gion district
Alleyway in the Gion
Blossoms on a side street just off the Philosopher's Path in Higashiyama district
A hodgepodge of flyers on a wall along a street in the Gion
Happily, there were colorful kimonos everywhere. These women were checking a cell phone (what else to do?) in the Garden of a Hundred Flowers at Tenryu-ji.
Along the sidewalk on our way back from Daigo-ji
An explosion of color in the yard next to the house in the preceding photo . . .
. . . and another nearby tree
This vintage photo was mounted on a wall outside a primary school. It shows pupils from an earlier era making wickerwork baskets.
A newly-married couple posing for a portrait near Yasaka Pagoda
Vats holding sake
Technically, maybe not a 'street' scene: A restaurant on the grounds of Daigo-ji Temple.
We noticed the very attractive use of natural materials in the construction of many homes, shops, fences, and other structures.
Dining and relaxing in a garden area at Kinkaku-ji Temple
Along the way to Yasaka Pagoda
And crowds, crowds everywhere!
Could they both have fit on that tricycle?