Empty Days

Thursday, June 16, 2005

Russia - ich bin hier

Hey, I am in Moscow.

It's been a rough ride so far - the whole country (or maybe the whole city) is booming in a sense - in another sense it's a picture of complete collapse. I mean the poverty of some and the outrageous riches of others. I've never seen such a complete contrast anywhere else (perhaps I should have looked closer?).

Another impression: people. Lots of communication. People start talking to you in the street (it's advisable to know the language!), I am not used to this but it's fun.

Anyway - more later. I am in an internet-cafe.

P.S. It's was a good idea to come here even though it will cost me a buck, to say the least (Moscow is pretty expensive).





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