Sunday, March 30, 2008

Along my jogging route

We`ve just moved into Tokyo. The entire length of my new jogging route along the river Kanda has suddenly come out in a blaze of white:

This is the season of "hanami" (flower viewing) , when everybody goes out and has picnics under the cherry trees and many get unreasonably drunk on sake. Some parks have even gone alcohol free to try to protect the flowers from stumbling fellows. Not our nearest park though. Plenty of stumbling:

And a long line at the toilets, especially (for once) the men's one: