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    A memory from the past can be a prediction for the future. It allows us to fantasize and possibly predict what is yet to come. But how reliable is our memory? This question arises while visiting two cities in short lapse of time.

    Blindfolded with a GoPro-camera on top of my head I explored Schiedam (NL) and Venice (IT). Based on my own experience, I've experienced how memories can be influenced and guided and what involvement they can have on our perception.

    Recollection questions the function of our memory and demonstrates how memories can be reinforced, dissolved or even replaced.

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    Memories are not ready-made reflections of the past, but eclectic, selective reconstructions ... (Lowenthal 1985, 210)

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