Today in Ueno

 

 

 

Today we went into Ueno today to go to a Summer Festival. It was along a lake that looked like this when we saw it in December. When we saw it in April, it was just water.

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But today, oh dear heavens.

IMG_8688Enormous water lily plants as far as the eye could see. It was honestly one of the most beautiful sights I’ve ever seen in my life. I almost cried, it was so beautiful.

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A cool bug.

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There was an “antique fair” going on as part of the festival, and this booth had the weirdest, awesomest things ever. A guitar made of a skull.

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I don’t even know what this is, but it looks like something terrifying from Doctor Who.

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This guy would write your name in kanji for 700 yen.

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This guy had a little trained monkey and did a whole show. It was awesome, and hilarious, even though we didn’t understand what he was saying. The girls LOVED it.

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Awesome posters for The Lone Ranger:

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The Ueno police station. We didn’t have any business there today, I just think it looks cool.

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