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Travel

Must see must not

   The problem with travel in Europe for me are the cities with “must see” sights that you haven’t seen yet. For a mindless wanderer, a must see creates an obligation, a commitment to accomplish, an achievement requiring plans, knowledge of opening times, tickets, lines, security checks, amidst a sea of selfies, tour group flags – and for reasons that completely escape me – cone-licking tourists in mock poses with a fondness for miniaturizing the particular must see into something that appears to be hand held.

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