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A yellow taxi in the midst of pedestrians carrying umbrellas
June 27, 2011

Taxi, Tokyo

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On a rainy evening in Tokyo, I was seeking shelter at a cafe with my friend, when all of a sudden a rare Tokyo taxi got trapped by a sea of urbanites and their colorful umbrellas at the busy Shinjuku crossing.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.)

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Photograph by Travis Teo

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