above and beyond

2017-05-27 – Saturday – 14:32:00
above and beyond

For hanami 花見, it's common to lay down a tarpaulin to reserve a place for viewing and picnicking, with some people camping in advance to secure the best spots for themselves or businesses.

Even with the crowds the atmosphere of the park was always relaxed. Maybe this is something that can only exist in Japan, and maybe saying as much is cliché, but it's hard to imagine anywhere else.