Tuesday, April 2, 2013

(278) Spring problems

Contrary to what many foreign journalists believe, masks in Japan didn’t appear after the accident in TEPCO’s plant. Especially in the spring, they are used to combat a more pedestrian but very specific problem: pollen allergy. 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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