Sunday, June 19, 2011

A Very Special Watermelon

This is not trick photography. This really is a heart-shaped watermelon. Abby and I found it prominently displayed at that specialty fruit shop in Tokyo Midtown. Raised in Chiba Prefecture, this melon comes with an impressive price tag. At a whopping Y31,500 (or about $350 dollars), I doubt it is going anywhere fast.

The square melon on sale at the supermarket nearby is pedestrian by comparison.

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