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Japan Travel & Natural Disasters

Prepared for the Worst

Donny Kimball
11 min readSep 28, 2018

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A girl stands in front of a large ship that was washed ashore during the 2011 triple disaster in Tohoku

It’s no secret that Japan is a country that is prone to many natural disasters. The nation has a long history of coping with mother nature’s ire and this in turn has shaped much of the local culture. Moreover, things seem to be getting worse lately and 2018 (when this article was originally written)…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/