whispering tales of yesterdays




olden stories huddling under the shingles


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.

glimpse: ABSURD | I’m too grown up to let something as absurd as reality burst my bubbles.


Arona, Tenerife / Spain · 2016   overlooking Arona and Tenerife's South


Burano, Venice / Italy · 2009   idly hued







photos | essays

The Street Next Door

stumbling upon the grandeur of normality in everyday streets 


...the grandeur of the streets compiled herein lies in their utter normality... these streets are the subtle voice of the mundane; they are the streets next door... 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 | 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

countries Europe | Spain

Barcelona / Revolution in the Air, But Where?

people carry on ordinarily while the political stage is in flames


...yet, between these societal lines, where the quintessence of our life as human beings dwells, our situation remains largely the same, despite political turmoil... explore





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Uyuni / Traversing the Zig-Zag Road between Pain and Pleasure

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Window Worlds

different world, same life