We attended our commencement Japanese festival concluding night, the Fussa Tanabata Festival, held inwards our town. The Japanese have hundreds of festivals every year, unremarkably celebrating roughly dissimilar spiritual event. The tanabata festival agency “festival of the stars”. The streets were unopen to cars, together with in that place were decorations hanging from only nearly everything.
There were lots of these piddling fish ponds for kids. They would select handgrip of them inwards a internet together with get got them abode inwards a piddling plastic handbag of water. We couldn’t produce upwardly one’s heed if they were pets or dinner!
Lots of characters walking around.
And, of course, dancing girls.
Many of the Japanese were wearing traditional kimono together with yukata, I LOVED this!
SO many nutrient stalls, it was a cracking way to sample dissimilar foods. My personal favorite was this cucumber on a stick, amongst roughly variety of wasabi glue smeared on it.
We loved the chocolate covered bananas, too!
No tables around, you lot only variety of sat where you lot could.
At dusk all of the lanterns started to low-cal up. Very pretty!
On our walk dorsum home, nosotros passed this lovely outdoor patio amongst a really American sounding jazz band playing. They were fabulous, I could get got sat in that place all night!
We ever run into this menage on our way to the prepare station. I dear it!
The alone drawback to the eventide was the humid heat! Matt’s shirt together with shorts should give you lot roughly persuasion of how pasty the air was. It looked similar he stood inwards a shower amongst his wearing clothing on, miserable Matt!