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Mar 6, 2007 - Yokohama and Tokyo

We left the ship at 7:30 on our tour of these two cities. Yokohama has a population of over 3.3 Million and is very modern, due in large part to reconstruction after a devastating earthquake in 1923 and after extensive bombings during WWII. It boasts one of the busiest ports in Japan, as well as the tallest building in Japan - the Yokohama Landmark Tower with 76 stories (quite an accomplishment considering the earthquake risk in Japan). Tokyo is the largest urban area and capital of Japan, with about 12 Million inhabitants, and lies about...

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