The Las Vegas strip fascinates me because of the massive scale of beautiful infrastructure created for the sake of hedonism and consumption. Can't help thinking it's what Burning Man would become if freed of artificial constraints.
@ratha once octalpus described dubai to me as "what las vegas wants to be when it grows up", which is, breathtakingly hideously bright
@astrid Sounds like something to see in person one day.
@ratha yeah ... but i have substantial personal safety concerns http://www.newnownext.com/transgender-woman-imprisoned-in-abu-dhabi-for-dressing-feminine/08/2017/
@astrid yikes, what year is this?
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