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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

pbernal's picture

When you taste something for the first time, your tongue seems a lot more sensitive as it tries to taste every ingredient in whatever you're indulging in. The tongue wants to know exactly what it's tasting in order to decide if it likes it or not. It can't judge the food based on one ingredient, your taste is based on the overall food experience. Same goes with the overall experience of a city, you can't judge it based on one distinct area of it. I believe you have to really dedicate some time to get to know the city well all around, the good, the bad, and the ugly. In order to understand how well a certain city functions, how it's structured, and what it holds for its people, one has to involve itself with the city and explore past the known and recomended areas of the city.