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THIS picture is from Tokyo. I was just walking around and taking the stairs down at Shinjuku Station.
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    About Chalkmarks
    Author Natalie Chalk

    Natalie Chalk is a journalist and travel writer who has worked on the news desks of the MailOnline and the Daily Express.She has recently written about learning to burlesque in Czechia, surf in Norway and wander the medieval streets of Malta for which she was nominated for the Malta Tourism Award 2014. She’s written for all the UK’s national newspapers with travel features appearing in the Guardian, TNT Magazine and Express Newspapers. She has lived in Peru, Nigeria and Portugal and earlier this year she returned to London after travelling the world for 14 months, visiting 39 cities. In 2017, was named Top 10 UK Travel Bloggers.

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