The former is quite rare, whereas the latter is the complete opposite.
Archives for January 2018
It doesn’t snow that often in Tokyo, and even when it does, it’s generally not much. Monday, however, was slightly different, as somewhere in the region of 13 centimetres was dumped on the city’s more central areas — the largest snowfall in 4 years. A covering that not surprisingly caused chaos and congestion all over the capital.
Out in the suburbs, on the other hand, the day was relatively peaceful. Or at least it was away from the train stations. And while still not exactly pretty, the snow did at least make things prettier.
This old subway entrance is fascinating in itself; the faded colours, grime and inexplicable bit of protruding rock providing a glimpse of what a lot of the network was presumably once like. And on this occasion at least, that sense of the past was further added to by the unexpected appearance of a woman in a kimono.