Musée d'Orsay   where the past lives

  

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just a glimpse, stay tuned for more to explore  MilesAstray unfolds in retrospect. I was living these stories full time, now I'm making space to pen them down. Head over to the countries section for the latest places/stories and completed countries.

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a glimpse

 

glimpse: HARDHEADED HEART | When you’re in love, in a happy relationship, or a fresh arrival to the honeymoon phase, the heart exclaims boldly that the feeling will last. And no matter how skeptical the mind, no matter how condescendingly it unveils the heart’s youthful foolishness, it can’t tame the wildly beating chest. In Paris, couples prove their faith in the hardheaded heart by fastening padlocks to bridges along the Seine river and tossing the key into the water. How many of the relationships are still locked in the sturdy embrace is unknown, but there’s certainly no lack of believers.

Yesterday's apartment buildings lined today's streets.

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Marseille

For me, Europe is cities. But I'm aware that that's selling the landscapes way short.

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Sainte Victoire

 

 

 

 

 

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places / stories

story lived, yet to be written
Aix en Provence / Rediscovering the Known
story lived, yet to be written
Côte d'Azur / When You Haven't Seen Your Family in Years
story lived, yet to be written
Marseille / Family Vacation vs. Trip with Friends
story lived, yet to be written
Paris / "It's Different When You Live There" - Oblivious Ephemeral Bubbles
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Aix en Provence / Rediscovering the Known

story lived

yet to be written

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Côte d'Azur / When You Haven't Seen Your Family in Years

story lived

yet to be written

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Marseille / Family Vacation vs. Trip with Friends

story lived

yet to be written

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Paris / "It's Different When You Live There" - Oblivious Ephemeral Bubbles

story lived

yet to be written

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Human Shake

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In corners of the world where everything is a bit smaller, there's space for idyllic scenery – from gentle mountains with pastoral valleys to moody coastlines. see more

 

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elsewhere

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in Europe

Albania
down to earth
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Balkan heart
Croatia
medieval glamour
Denmark
meadow by the sea
Germany
cultural & geographical intersection
Greece
simple beauty
Italy
hued life
Kosovo
Europe's youngest
Montenegro
Adriatic allure
Netherlands
sea mood
Poland
east & west
Spain
passionate siesta
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Nepal

Himalayas / Hiking Alone, Astray & Everestless

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when inked in black & white

work on the ground & online

Spain

Barcelona / Revolution in the Air, But Where?