birdwatcher (birdwatcher) wrote,

Далримпл написал позорную глупость

dalrymple@takimag -- Perhaps the greatest advantage of lockdowns and travel restrictions is the end, or at least the temporary interruption, of mass tourism. I happened to go to Amsterdam during the height of the travel restrictions—absurdly, my presence in the city was deemed to be of sufficient importance that I was allowed to travel there—and I could not help but notice how much more beautiful the city was without the hordes of modern barbarians (including, of course, or perhaps especially, my own dear countrymen) who normally infest it.
Это вроде радости, что на Кубе такие красивые автомобили, или что в Ленинграде не было рекламы.
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