Thanks, although I’ll be the first to admit that my skills as a photographer are amateurish at best. I’d like to try my hand at a DSLR and snap some proper photographs, but the complexity of those devices does scare me a wee bit.
It was a pretty amazing experience, I must say – in some ways more interesting than walking underneath a canopy of cherry blossoms (very beautiful in their own way but somewhat monochromatic).
Last forecast I saw put the mercury in Tokyo at 27 C, so you’re right, it seems Japan will be sweltering right about now. Back in November when I took these photos though, it was quite cool (downright cold at times), perfect weather for enjoying a hot roasted sweet potato straight from a street-seller’s truck. Yum.
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