Amazing what can be done with dixie cups. Could have made one myself, but for 75 cents each I helped feed homeless men.
Saw some amazing lantern floats at the evening parade, but my camera batteries died.
Haven’t found the rubber shoes of my childhood anywhere. Here are some soft plastic ones of the same shape.
I’ve seen fancy shoes with an added heel at the Hanbok stores, and I’ve seen miniature souvenir shoes made of paper, but I guess the rubber shoes are totally extinct.
Every now and then you see these massive old Chinese bicycles at the markets, which have been retrofitted with these welded and riveted racks on them. Sometimes they’ll be laden four feet high with boxes and goods to be set up at stalls.