Nepalese festival in Hibiya park
Last week, Gow invited me to Nepalese festival in Hibiya park – a very colorful and fragrant event presenting food, music, local businesses and live performances of Nepalese people living in Tokyo. I loved the food the most – butter chicken curry with nan is one of the few dishes I am ready to eat on a daily basis and they sold plenty of it. There was also a lot of food I have never seen before – like this deep fried bread with spices.
The market sold lots of traditional ornaments and costumes and home decoration thingies. I particularly liked Kalimba – a percussion instrument that produces a very beautiful and pure sound. It is also called thumb piano and although originated in South Africa is now common in Nepal too (apparently!).
Here is how it sounds :
Since the festival took place in Hibiya park, we decided to walk around and see the Japanese garden as well. There, I was attacked by a huge black crow and an army of ants and mosquitoes. We also saw a flying carp and a couple of lazy turtles. ^-^
And since I am obsessed with yeah milkshakes! but also swings, I dragged Gow to the garden’s playground and we spent half an hour swinging like 5 year olds. ^-^