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I went to Ueno today, which I expected to be laid back, but it was not.

Conveyor belt sushi.

Here are more taiyaki.

Based on an anonymous tip (it was not anonymous, thanks Chris), I tried the fruit punch milk. Worth it.

The park in Ueno is like an enormous Washington Square (sans rastafarians, to my knowledge). There were lots of street performers though. Not pictured.

Hanzo sword? No, that's fiction. But this was a very beautiful katana sword.

Tokyo National Museum's main building.

In 75 words, what is the architectural significance of this:

You have an unlimited amount of time to complete your answer for this:

A shogun cemetery.

Every single cemetery plot was perfectly arranged and maintained.



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Tamachi after dark.

Around the clock construction for this restaurant.

A bike shop.


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There are tons of these stores selling seals, which I believe have the legal effect of a signature.

That is rust.

A model of a temple, with a meal on the front porch.


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I will stop shooting canals soon. It seemed strangely European though.


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One of the many canals...

A traditional style building holding its ground.

No, I did not use a fish-eye lens - it just came out this way.


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I have missed posting photos on a few days, so I can't call my posts "daily photos" anymore.

Baseball field during the winter:

It was too good to pass up. That fish there was made of dough that reminded me of a waffle but was filled with red bean paste which is sweet (azuki):

For anyone traveling with expensive gear, here is a novel way to protect it.