Let’s keep on fighting stereotypes

I honestly had no idea what to expect when I was coming to Minsk for the first time in August 2014. I don’t think I had ever thought I would be taken off the street by the militia or that I would freeze my butt as soon as I go out, as they say the most common stereotypes about Belarus are. But I must admit my curiosity was piqued. What I found when I arrived  were amazingly nice and helpful people, delicious food, a beautiful, modern and very clean city that is not much different, if at all, from any other European capital.

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