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Why I Love Cities (But Won’t Live In One)

The pleasures and distractions of exploring cityscapes

Athens. Photo by author.

The first cities I truly loved were those I was set free in. When I was 18 years old, unharnessed from my parents for the first time, I walked a hundred miles around a dozen European cities. Vienna, Berlin, Rome, Paris, Amsterdam and others. I had no sense then of retracing old steps, since every corner…

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