Updated: Dec 23, 2021
Photographs taken in Kemerovo and Barnaul.
It is such a relief to have a few days of break amidst the coldest season of the year. I dare say that the need for such a rest is greater now than in any other. Because like in no other period, we feel ourselves locked indoors, either at home or work. The world outside becomes less inviting and, even if you love your living room so badly, after a while you are hit by the fact that your leisure and entertainment are then more limited.
If we all had a chance to be somewhere more green and more peaceful during this time, I would rather talk about winter in a more excited way. But most of us live in cities, chained to the rush and chaos of urban life.
Note: I wrote this text while I was having a taxi ride, passing through heavy traffic highways in the outskirts of Moscow.