Some trips I have done since August but got too busy to upload them!
Brunch at Hinwil, Switzerland
Locals chatting (Corniglia, Cinque Terre)
Goodbye America. Living on your land for almost a decade was absolutely amazing.
I hope to see you again soon.
Departure – by Arthur Rimbaud
(translation taken from here)
Enough seen. The vision was encountered under all skies.
Enough had. Sounds of cities, evening, and in the light, and always.
Enough known. The decisions of life. – O Sounds and Visions!
Departure into new affection and noise!
You’ve travelled this long / You just have to go on / Don’t even look back to see/ How far you’ve come
People have wondered for a long time on what is beautiful and what isn’t. The Greeks certainly did, and even though they had set rules to define what the “right” proportions were for sculptures, buildings etc. they still had philosophers ready to challenge those ideals. Not sure if it was because they were dating someone ugly, but some of them decided that a bit of ugliness makes things prettier.
This is one of the panels from the Bernward Doors at St. Mary’s Cathedral, at Hildesheim (I have never been there so I took this image from flickr). I think it is amazing, and this is why:
The Kiss, by Romanian / French sculptor Constantin Brâncuși.
I could believe only in a God who could dance.
Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche (*)
Image taken from the Tate collection
Red Stone Dancer, by the French sculptor Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
(*) From Part 1, Chapter 7: “On Reading and Writing” That whole Chapter is pretty cool. Actually the whole book is damn cool, if you don’t take it too seriously, if you know what I mean.