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A couple of pictures and some sociological information about Warsaw.
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Postcard from Warsaw
5 pictures of the city and a tale
As soon as I moved in here, a couple of years ago, I started to hate this place.
Crowded, smelly, messy, loud, chaotic architecture.
It hasn't changed much since then, but I guess I have.
I love it.
Even though it sometimes freaks me out. 
When I was making my master's degree in Sociology  I carried out a survey of the image of this city.
I asked over 1300 people: what human features do you associate Warsaw with?


So, if you want to know, Warsaw is:


overworked
self-confident 
active
sociable
noisy
enterprising
brave

but also:

untrustworthy 
restrained
insincere
insensitive
selfish 

 
That's said by the people who live here.

Now, I'd like to show you a few pictures. This is Warsaw just the way I feel it.
The WARSAW WEST train station at 5AM.
A district named Włochy. It means 'Italy' in Polish. Wonder why.
Used to be a view from my window. After a storm.
PONIATOWSKIEGO BRIDGE. Destroyed twice during wars. First time by Russians, other time by Germans.
Most people here live in blocks of flats like these. 
I hope you enjoyed! 

I wonder what you think about it.