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We went a long way to see the glow of the setting sun on the high peaks of the Kedarnath range. We were at an altitude of 2.6 kilometers above sea level, but the peaks were another 4 to 5 kilometers above us. I was hoping for a clear sky behind the peaks, but you…… Continue reading High sunset
A confusion of trees spotted on a walk through the marshy wetlands of Bharatpur in Rajasthan. Debbie | Becca | Jo
Every day the news is full of new barriers coming up in the world. I walked along a length of a once-infamous wall which was broken a generation ago. A part is kept as a reminder of history. I peeked through it to see another wall behind it. Is this the shape of the world…… Continue reading Berlin: behind every wall is another
I spent a holiday on an idyllic Indian Ocean island, small and full of beaches. I took this photo when my mind was so totally calm that those horizontal layers of colour seemed to reflect my inner state. Those tiny upright shoots of mangroves dominated the vast spaces behind them. Every day, caught between the…… Continue reading Horatio
An everyday sight: the sun goes down through layers of clouds. Birds flap their way home.
Like every ordinary visitor to New York, I looked across the water to the famous statue which stands forever waiting. As I tried to frame Miss Liberty against a threatening sky and through golden door-posts, the Lazarus lines ran through my mind: “Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!” cries she With silent lips. “Give me…… Continue reading The Wretched Refuse