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Costa Victoria in Yokohama Port

Posted in Places by tokyobling on October 6, 2012

Visiting Yokohama with friends last week I just had to take a detour to one of my favorite Yokohama landmarks, the Osanbashi and the International ship terminal there. Sort of blocking our view though, was the biggest ship I have ever seen, the simply gigantic Costa Victoria. The name might ring a bell if you remember the more unfortunate Costa Concorida that capsized of the coast of Italy earlier this year. The Costa Victoria really towered above the usually quite huge Osanbashi, even though we missed out on the view of Yokohama Minato Mirai, we were impressed by the ship instead. Funny thing was, on the other side of the pier, another huge ship was resting at anchor, but I forgot her name (last photo of the blog post). I wonder if anyone on these ship reads this blog?





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  1. nw10photography said, on October 6, 2012 at 7:26 am

    Very nice! Thanks for sharing.

    Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device

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  2. Randy said, on October 16, 2012 at 6:16 am

    Gorgeous! The view is spectacular, you really did some great shots!!! :)
    By the way, it was just raining before?

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    • tokyobling said, on November 16, 2012 at 4:41 am

      Thank you for the kind comment! (^-^) I can’t remember, also I arrived by train so it might have been raining locally before I got there!

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