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Oiran Dochu Procession

April 9th at Yoshiwara, a few minutes walk from Senso-ji Temple; found me enjoying the Oiran Dochu Procession.

We arrived just as it started, and managed to snag a very good viewing spot right at the side of the stage. Nobody in front of my camera. My Google maps was directing me another 5 minutes north, when my husband saw a crowd gathered up ahead. So glad we decided to check it out, as it was where the Oiran Dochu parade would end. Awesome discovery saving us some precious minutes.

As we were standing where the parade would end, we had the longest to wait for the Oiran. This turned out being a good thing, as it gave my husband time to go get food, while I secured out spot. Unfortunately, my fussy two year old decided sitting in the stroller,