Being There

“I differentiate between explorer and tourist: the former being someone that travels to an unfamiliar place to learn about it, the latter a barbaric asshat driven by the desire to document his very existence. The ‘I was here’ photographer with a penchant for flashing a peace sign. The Verge’s Thomas Ricker with an ode to the loss of serendipity. I’m not sure I agree with everything in this article, but I’ll link to just about anything that begins with the sentence: “Look at these idiots.”

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