Watermelon

What do people in Japan do during the hot summer? They go to the ocean and try to hit watermelons with baseball bats while blind folded.

While this all seems lioke good fun, it also seems quite dangerous, with some kids wildly swing away in any direction.

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3 responses to “Watermelon

  1. We did that here in Los Angeles at the beach with my sons terakoya temple school. We had some looks from other beachgoers.

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