There is so often an experiment with time. . .

Paul Theroux

There is so often an experiment with time. In third world countries I felt like I had dropped into the past, and I never accepted the notion of timeless anywhere. Most countries had specific years. In Turkey, it was always 1952, in Malaysia 1937; Afghanistan 1910 and Bolivia 1949. It is twenty years ago in the Soviet Union, ten in Norway, and five in France. It was always last year in Australia and next week in Japan. Britain and the United States were the present – but the present contains the future. - Paul Theroux
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