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Tokyo, Japan Feb 2009 010  

Tokyo, Japan Feb 2009 010

Tokyo, Japan

February 8th 2009
For the love of Tokyo... Tokyo is one of the best cities in the world. We arrived on the bus (after passing Mount Fuji on the way) and was soon part of the hussle of Tokyo. Coffees will set you back $12 and beers cost a fortune, but somehow all is forgiven here. Shinjuku area is covered with neon lights, tall buildings and hundreds of people walking round. We headed out for our first nigh ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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