The famed, giant red lantern marks the entrance to Sensō-ji Temple and the district of Asakusa. We happened to go on a national holiday, so the place was unbelievably packed.
Food stall vendor makes delicate, shell-shaped cakes.
Tsukiji Fish Market
It's good to go one time to check it out. Fresh fish quickly go from Tsukiji to numerous restaurants and stores around the country before dawn, so you can get fresh sushi everywhere.
Photos for today's globetrotting story were taken by Dr. Ricci Sylla.
Ricci is an ObGyn by profession, and an avid, snap-happy photographer at all other times. She likes taking pictures mostly of food, but since the recent population explosion in her family, cute nieces and nephews show up much more frequently in her Picasa files. She hearts cake, ice cream, macarons, cotton candy and fancy desserts!
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