Perspective is Everything

 

Same place seen from different viewpoints (Pas de la Casa, Andorra).

Neon duty-free stores selling discounted liquor and cigarettes to ski bums already high on oxygen and speed, causing interminable traffic queues at border crossings back into Schengen-land.

If tax havens are the scourge of the planet (and their bankers the scum of the earth), how did they ever get away with occupying its most beautiful corners?

Selling useless goods tax-free is arguably just a pathetic way of buying acquiescence.

But I guess it ultimately depends on your point of view, doesn’t it?

About Rafael Gomez-Moriana

Architect, educator and writer. Partner at ArqEstructura. Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Calgary. Blogger at criticalista.com.

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