"A map can tell me how to find a place I have not seen but have often imagined. When I get there, following the map faithfully, the place is not the place of my imagination. Maps, growing ever more real, are much less true. And now, swarming over the earth with our tiny insect bodies and building houses, it seems that all the journeys are done. Not so. Fold up the maps and put away the globe. If someone else had charted it, let them. Start another drawing with whales at the bottom and cormorants at the top, and in between identify, if you can, the places you have not found yet on those other maps, the connections obvious only to you. Round and flat, only very little has been discovered"~ Jeanette Winterson, "Sexing the Cherry"
|Maderas Volcano in Ometepe, Nicaragua|
|Rama Island, Nicaragua|
|Lumber Mill in Oregon|
|Graffiti in New York City|
|Glacier in Alaska|
|Fisherman in Thailand|
|Harbour Island, Bahamas|
"Our lives teach us who we are." ~Salman Rushdie
All photos taken during my travels - most by me, some by friends.