座って

Yes, you can spend more than US$ 200 for a watermelon in Tokyo

IMG_1991

外国人は、こんなに高いフルーツに驚きます。伊勢丹デパ地下で、21,000円のスイカが売っています。もちろん、珍しいひょうたんの形で、王様の椅子に座っています。

Foreigners who imagine Tokyo is expensive always mention over-the-top fruit. Even if it were in a gourd shape, as this one is, who in the US or Europe would spend over $200 for a watermelon? In Japan, few purchase these trophy fruit, but they are always available at places like Isetan’s food emporium.

Reserving a spot for the company hanami party. That’s a big blue sheet.

大きいなブルーシートの真ん中で座っている人が寂しいそうだったから、ちょっと話をしました。コンビニのビン二つを飲みながら、会社の花見パーティーのスペースを代々木公園で陣取っていました。

This guy sitting in the middle of his giant l-shaped blue sheet looked lonely so I chatted with him. He was already into his second can of convenience store booze. In Yoyogi Park.