Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/12/16

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Subject: [Leica] Nathan's Tokyo
From: oliverbryk at (Oliver Bryk)
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 09:09:19 -0800

Excellent coverage, Nathan! Made me aware of how much has changed - and how
much has remained the same - since the 1980s when I visited several times on
Looking forward to more,


PS on my first visit to Tokyo I had come from Cairo where the taxis were
filthy and dented, and traffic was a chaotic competition where no one -
camels and donkey carts included - seemed to follow any rules. In Tokyo I
encountered spotless taxis without a scratch, white gloved drivers, and
polite "after you, if you please" traffic. At that time Cairo and Tokyo each
had a population of about 10 million.