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By lylehsaxon (Thu Oct 23, 2008 at 10:32:32 AM EST) Tokyo Autumn Festival (all tags)
I stumbled upon a local festival in Tokyo at a mostly unknown (outside of the area) small temple and found myself standing on the bare earth (no concrete! no asphalt!), watching the festival people beat drums, etc. as they walked down a stone path - past a grove of bamboo - and without banks of florescent lighting destroying the atmosphere with too much harsh and ugly light.  All this in Tokyo!

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