Pandemic travel

New York’s system of tracking travelers from pandemic hotspots is clearly useless. It felt like it’s being done just for show.

Evgenia and I had to travel to New York to deal with some bureaucracy.

We were a bit freaked out about having to run a cross-country infectious obstacle course: taxis, airports, marinating for hours in a contaminated box at 38,000 feet. But in the end it was surprisingly pleasant.

Out to JFK, the plane was more than half empty. And it was even emptier — …

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