This is Warsaw 2011

Posted: July 9, 2011 in Uncategorized

I liked Warsaw a lot – a place of contrasts, from the historic Old Town to the large prefabricated housing projects, typical of former Eastern Bloc cities. There was evidence of urban poverty, but also of thriving “Western” style capitalism – Nowy Swiat wouldn’t look out of place in Milan with its boutiques and expensive gift shops – but this photo just summed up how far it has come in the last 20 years. Starbucks, KFC and a Lamborghini within ten yards…


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