A mikoshi (portable shrine) being carried down Asakusa’s Nakamise shopping arcade in front of Senso-ji Temple during the Sanja Matsuri Festival.
Here are some other posts about the Sanja Matsuri.http://qjphotos.wordpress.com/?s=sanja
Long-time resident in Japan (since 1993) but originally from Canada. Has written guidebook chapters, magazine articles, tons of blog entries and even a book about less-known aspects of Japan. In his free time, he loves photography, cycling, and exploring interesting and obscure places around the Kansai area.