Oh good- now I can finally share my experience of being in Moscow back when it was communist and…
Mark Lindeblad
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Haha, oh man, I can relate! I think everyone who’s done some serious traveling has been through at least one experience like this — and you’re absolutely right: It makes you more aware not only of your surroundings, but also of how privileged you are. It also teaches you to be on guard against the people who want to swindle you out of your money, so you can use that money to help the people you really care about.