Blur, or: Leading to


Leading to

A destination. A turn.
The everlasting question: how far is it still?

My expectations. The road.
The signs that count down the miles, wherever you are.

Another photo of the horizon.
The fact that we are always t(here).


in response to the current photo theme “Blur”.
Here’s the stream of “blur” photos + the call: photo challenge “Blur”

Afloat, or: taking the boat



“To cross into Cambodia, you take the boat,” the man in the Sawadee guesthouse says to me. “There is no bus?” I ask. He shakes his head, realizing that I still haven’t got the point. “There is no street,” he explains. I don’t believe it. “How do people get from town to town then,” I object. “They take the boat,” he says, bringing us right back to the starting point of the conversation…

the photo is from Thailand, the story is from: The Buddha, the Dharma & the Sangha – A Travel Story From Cambodia


In response to the current photo theme “Afloat”.
Here’s the stream of “Afloat” photos + the call: photo challenge “Afloat”

a fresh try


An early morning moment for the current weekly photo challenge “Fresh”. For me, there is always something special about the freshness of the day, when the rising sun is reflected in the dewdrops.

Here’s the stream of “Fresh” photos + the call: Fresh

And a “fresh” quote:

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.”
– J.B. Priestley

lost in the details


this image is inspired by both the wordpress challenge “Lost in Details

it’s a city moment from Udaipur / India. when travelling there, i didn’t take the digital camera – now i wished i had, and had taken many many more pictures. here’s another one from there, a memory from Rajasthan that also comes with a 1000 details. 

and if you are interested in reading about being there, try this – the book that came from travelling there: Worlds Apart – 2 friends, 2 journeys, and 10 life lessons – a true story


for more “Lost in Detail” entries, visit the weekly photo challenge page