We came out of KFC. It must have been 4AM. Like every night, it was under -20º Celsius. It was freezing cold.

“You know…” -she said- “last time I was here, I was assaulted. This guy was trying to have sex with me, and he wouldn’t take no for an answer. He touched me, I pushed him, and I ran off into the street. I had no cash, so I had to walk all the way home… You’re having a fun night, you’re with the cool kids, going to the nice bars and clubs, but you have to understand… this is a hard country. A lot of people live very rough lives here… you should know that, and you should respect that.”