The Athens streetscape is fractal. Each layer of detail - cracks, graffiti, ornaments, signs, forks off into another and other, in infinite variation on a theme. The Athens streetscape is a palimpsest - layers of past glory, rot, fuck-off defiance, working-class cosmopolitanism and diasporic striving. The Athens street slays me every time.
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