Antigua   Market colors

  

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glimpse: PRIZE & PRICE | When was getting up for sunrise ever not rewarded? If only it wasn’t such a petty dilemma! The night before, you are all for it, with your mind’s eye fixed on the horizon’s prize, well aware that you will cherish the moment and the future memory of it. But, awakening at the darkest hour, drunk on sleep, the imminent price seems exorbitant. What to do? Do what you do best and rest? Or pay up and make your way to the first ray of the day?

glimpse: A SWIM ACROSS THE BRIDGE | If you look close enough you might find that the fine line between imagination and reality is really a bridge. It is neatly inevitable that by the time you’re reading this your hasty eyes have already jumped to the picture and with it to conclusions. The journey has begun. Your eyes carried you away to a Guatemalan dreamscape by the Mayan name of Semuc Champey. They hypnotized you with the tale of turquoise water dividing the jungle and lured you from reality’s solid bank into imagination’s fluid realm. For things aren’t what they seem. The paradoxical title, reminiscent of a surreal dream sequence at first, is actually the signpost to reality here. Follow it and you will see what you’re actually looking at: a bridge. Naturally formed from limestone, it spans 300m wide across the ferociously raging Cahabón River underneath, while shallow pools sit placidly atop. Only by imagining the river, which remains forever tucked away from your eyes, you can see the bridge and swim across it to reality’s bank.

 

Countryside   zebra fields

Antigua   Colonial leftovers paved the streets.

 

 

 

 

 

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Antigua / Camera Decisions
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Lago Atitlan / Early Pain in the Ass Bird
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Semuc Champey / The Only Boundary Is Yours
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Antigua / Camera Decisions 

yet to be written

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Lago Atitlan / Early Pain in the Ass Bird

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Semuc Champey / The Only Boundary Is Yours

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