a The Transit Lounge: Harajuku Girls and "Girls"

Back in the Day: I had a quarter life crisis, headed to Osaka, Japan for the unknown–only to discover that a passport plane ride are not necessarily a ticket to escape. Some Years Later: Settled back in Oz, the man of my dreams ended up in Tokyo for work–which is how a passport and plane ride showed me home is where the heart is. And Now: Well as luck would have it, we are about to embark on Japan Mark 3, with a baby in tow and another on the way...

Monday, September 14

Harajuku Girls and "Girls"

Anything goes on a Sunday in Harajuku.

The wonderful thing is that these people actively encourage you to stare at and take photos of them, positioning themselves outside Meiji Shrine, one of the tourist hotspots of Tokyo. Some of these characters wander through the crowds too, in order to get attention. It is a fascinating scenario to watch. I will post video footage I took to which includes a few extra special surprises.

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