It's Danjiri Festival season. This one took place in the Kishiwada area. Don't skip the videos! They really give you a sense of how lively the place is.
Squid. Chewy, but tasty.
Danjiri floats are carved out of giant logs of wood. They weigh about 4 tons and are pulled by as many as 400 people. They can also reach a dangerously high speed.
You got to love that rhythm.
Yes, even the Japanse can make a mess at times. This might be the result of the fact that there are no trash bins to be found in the streets of Japan. And I mean none; they were removed several years ago after a terrorist attack.
This officer is being extra vigilant by using his DSLR camera to take pics of the passing floats.
Great chicken at $3 a cup.
Chocolate banana on a stick.