December 1, 2011

Geisha, Kyoto

Photograph by Clancy Lethbridge

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest Images

Within an ultramodern society Japan still maintains traditions passed down from generation to generation, making it one of the most beautiful and intriguing places in the world.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest.)

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