Japan in the News: British Tourist Swims in Imperial Palace moat
A strange story earlier this week about a British tourist, living in Spain, who swam n@ked in a moat around the Imperial Palace. This news story was widely covered locally on TV. He was just released from police custody.
- N@ked swimmer evades police in Tokyo palace moat (Reuters)
- Shock as bald Briton bares all at Tokyo palace (AFP)
- Bald British streaker freed by Tokyo police (AFP)
Local TV coverage on YouTube.
Finally, a picture I took earlier this year of the moat with the Nihonbashi bridge in the foreground around the Imperial Palace (in the background) during quieter times 🙂