Preparty purchases for stomach illnesses helped make the night go easier.
We booked a table right on the parade route. But you have to get there early, like 3-4 hours before the parade gets there. So by the time it arrived on our street we were pretty filled up on margaritas and beer. The parade was fun and we got lots of loot throw to us (I thinked it helped that I was wearing a tiara that had flashing lights. Later I graduated to pink bunny ears.
After the parade, we ran into Shun, a fellow student from the Spanish school. We preceeded to get him drunk on a few beers. Those Japanese guys are cheap dates.