Dalmatians are famed for their intelligence, independence, and survival instincts. In general they have good memories and are usally kind natured (individual specimens may vary). Originally bred to defend carriages and horses, these dogs can become territorial if not properly raised.
A bicycle, or bike, is a pedal-driven, human-powered [or dog-powered] vehicle with two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other.
The [Roppongi] area features numerous bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and other forms of entertainment including hostess clubs and cabarets. Among the Western expatriate community, it tends to be favoured by business people and financial workers as well as off-duty military.
Kyoto (äº¬éƒ½å¸‚, KyÅto-shi) listen is a city in the central part of the island of HonshÅ«, Japan. It has a population close to 1.5 million. Formerly the imperial capital of Japan, it is now the capital of Kyoto Prefecture, as well as a major part of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto metropolitan area.
Traditionally, [geisha] began their training at a very young age. Although some girls were sold to geisha houses (“okiya”) as children, this was not common practice in reputable districts. Daughters of geisha were often brought up as geisha themselves, usually as the successor (“atotori” meaning heir) or daughter-role (“musume-bun”) to the okiya.