chidlovski (chidlovski) wrote,
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chidlovski

Russian Evolution: USA - Russia, 1:1

I just realized that I’ve lived half of my life in Boston, USA.


Half and Half. Russia and USA. Moscow and Boston.


Almost.


When I came back from Moscow in 2012, friends were curious:


“How was it?”


The answer was predictable:


“Very different!’


The answer is highly predictable. People are curious. They want to hear more.


“It’s not better or worse,” I try to compile 1000 impressions into one sentence. “It’s just different.”


Lets just say I didn’t recognize my home town. I didn’t hear Moscow accent on the street. It disappeared. Vaporized.


I came to a place I’ve never been before. That’s how I felt.


Wait! It’s all just a photoshop majic. Like on  the two pictures in the attached slide show.


Same photo. Same people. Same place. Looks different.


Just a bit of bright colors. New cloth. New cloth. Fancy glasses…


Is it really that different?


Perhaps, it’s me that is different.


post_moscow_boston


hypsters-001


hypsters-002


 


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Tags: americana, boston, moscow, moscow-2012, russia, usa, ussr
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