New York   grey day

  

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a glimpse

 

glimpse: A MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE | Many New Yorkers might look down on New Jersey, some of them quite literally so, peering out of their lofty ivory towers. But who’s got the better view really? It’s all a matter of perspective. What’s more, while longing for what appears beautiful from afar, the vista might trick us into overlooking that we’re already in the place to be.

glimpse: SLEEPING IN THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS | We had just come down from the top of the Empire State Building. For the last two hours we had been part of an infinite torrential stream of goofy tourists, climbing up and down New York's most iconic landmark. But when we stepped back out onto the nightly street, the voices of midtown had died down already. Here, only meters from the glamorous sightseeing crowds, we passed by an elderly man, who almost disappeared in the gloomy marble all around him. Fast asleep on a chair, he was forgotten by the crowds oblivious to his presence. It was as though he just couldn't keep up anymore with the pace of a city that never sleeps.

 

 

 

 

 

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places / stories

story lived, yet to be written
Las Vegas / Desert Casino Realities
story lived, yet to be written
New York City / Smaller the Second Time Around
story lived, yet to be written
San Diego / At the Border of Worlds
story lived, yet to be written
San Francisco / Childhood Fantasies
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Las Vegas / Desert Casino Realities

story lived

yet to be written

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New York City / Smaller the Second Time Around

story lived

yet to be written

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San Diego / At the Border of Worlds

story lived

yet to be written

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San Francisco / Childhood Fantasies

story lived

yet to be written

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related

 

photos | urban

Night Delight

allures of the dark side

...for the daring nocturnal creatures among us, there is a deserted, silent world waiting after hours; and like moths we flutter towards its discoveries, wherever a speck of light flecks the darkness.   see more

photos | urban

Office Prison Symmetry

behind bars: office or prison? 

Looking at it from the outside, I can’t help but seeing bars in the symmetry that comes with the sterile and institutional blueprint of office buildings around the world. see more

photos | landscapes

Americas

nature's wild heart

Raw Patagonian horizons stretching all the way to rough coastlines in Newfoundland with myriad wonders harbored in-between: from azure glaciers, altitude canyons and psychedelic lagoon-waters to ash-spewing volcanoes, jungle greens and soaring falls. see more

photos | urban

North America

unseen alleys amidst metropolitan fame

mega-avenues channeling into cobblestone twists & back alleys, where displays of art neighbor abandonment  see more

 

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elsewhere

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in North America

Canada
vast and lively
Mexico
pure joie de vivre
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Nepal

Himalayas / Hiking Alone, Astray & Everestless

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Spain

Barcelona / Revolution in the Air, But Where?