日本での一年間

August 31, 2008

Asakusa Samba Festival (Part 2-Spectators)

Filed under: Events — myyearinjapan @ 1:01 pm

As promised, more pictures from the Asakusa Samba festival!
The theme of this post: spectators. The other people who were standing around watching the people in the crazy outfits.
Reminder: my view was not very good. It was packed with people and we got there just before it started. So, the blurs on the edges of the photographs, those are the people in front of me, blocking my view. Sorry about that.
Enjoy!

girl in front of me who was sitting on someones shoulders. She kept turning around to make little side comments to someone.

girl in front of me who was sitting on someone's shoulders. She kept turning around to make little side comments to someone.

Man videotaping the parade

Man videotaping the parade

People watch from the roof of a 100 yen store

People watch from the roof of a 100 yen store

policeman. wearing a plastic bag over his hat in case of rain.

policeman. wearing a plastic bag over his hat in case of rain.

A different rooftop spectator who was on the 100 yen shop sometime after the people in the previous photo

A different rooftop spectator who was on the 100 yen shop sometime after the people in the previous photo

people standing ont he sideline. Note the woman carrying the umbrella who has her face hidden by a fan. It was sorching hot that day. many people had hand towels sitting on their heads.

people standing ont he sideline. Note the woman carrying the umbrella who has her face hidden by a fan. It was sorching hot that day. many people had hand towels sitting on their heads.

man with a telephoto lens SLR

man with a telephoto lens SLR

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2 Comments »

  1. This is so meta it blows my mind

    Comment by L Rob — August 31, 2008 @ 2:29 pm

  2. […] the grocery store. (At least, I assume it was a Samba festival.) It wasn’t nearly as big as the Asakusa Samba festival, but it was rather interesting to come across this little festival. The […]

    Pingback by Another (Samba) Festival « 日本での一年間 — September 18, 2008 @ 5:46 am


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