Friday, November 15, 2013

(433) Nebuta in Asakusa – 5


At first I didn’t quite get what was the purpose of the two young guys with the long poles. Apparently I’ve gotten so used to the power lines that I don’t think about them anymore but someone has to take care that they are raised so the nebuta can pass under them. 

(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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