Wave / Photo by Christopher Frederick Jones - still one of the best buildings in Australia. I literally thought this was a work of art.as a photo it definitely is! I wish I could see more pix of this building.
Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years.