Palawan sunrise palettes
I am walking.
Sweat running down my back, I lean slightly forward, my legs aching more and more as I move forward, trying not to stumble. Rubber slippers wouldn’t have been my preferred footwear for a hike but walk on I must.
I was well aware that we were going for a hike in the early hours before dawn, I presumed that it wasn’t going to be one of those hikes that you needed to prepare for, with bottles of water and clothes that won’t stick--so here I find myself walking--feet trying to grasp onto slippery leaves and loose rocks, with nothing but rubber slippers on my feet and a borrowed flashlight on my hand, walking up a steep incline, with darkness blanketing us all around.
It was a slow crawl.
I wanted to take in as much detail as I could, so that when I would try to portray the moment from my memories I would have enough colors on my palette to paint an accurate picture.
All dark and colorful, with the deepest shade of blue spread out above us, the dark silhouette of the trees framing the corners of our path. All wide and narrow, the path barely wide enough to fit one hiker at a time; with the vast expanse of the forest embracing you, a canopy of trees above you. All quiet and noisy, the still silence of the air caught in that moment where everyone has yet to awake, broken by the constant crack and crunch of the leaves pressing down into the earth beneath your feet.
We get to the peak with enough time to spare. We watched as the sun rose over the shoreline, all blue and purple and pink and orange and yellow. We watched as the birds took to the sky, as the evening haze drew back its blanket to show the layers of islands before us.
As we watch this slow transformation I am reminded--this orchestra has been performing this ballad every day before I even came to be, and it will go on long after I’m gone.
A comforting conclusion just before breakfast.
Today is our 5th anniversary. 5 fucking years! 5 years of putting up with me being a muppet (occasionally). 5 years of adventures together. 5 years of making plans and following our dreams. I couldn't have asked for a better person to support me through thick and thin, to travel with far and wide and to love day in, day out. ♥️
Koya-san, the centre of Shingon Buddhism, was one of my favorite places in Japan. We spent the night in a buddhist temple, attended cerimonies and spent the day visiting temples and Okunoi, the country's largest cemetery #tbt
This photo was taken after my most challenging day in NZ. A big day filled with trials and tribulations. But I was rewarded with the most amazing sunset to drive through and some cold beers with new friends ❤️❤️❤️
What do you think about #desert ? Write in #comment . YES or NO for this #adventure
One of the oldest and largest deserts, the Namib stretches inland from the Atlantic Ocean, covering large swathes of Namibia and parts of Angola and South Africa. This arid hotspot surprisingly supports a diverse number of plants and animals, some of which are found nowhere else in the world.
The sweet Life 💚
If you’re not where you want to be in life, keep going. Treat yourself like you’re the closest friend you’ve got. Celebrate the magnificent creature that you are. Don’t let anyone mess with you and your dreams, least of all yourself.
Your life is happening right now. Do not snooze and loose.
In the picture its a beautiful boat ride over the Arabian Sea. 💙
Famous Peaks. Born in the dolomites to share the most beautiful parts of it. I'm surrounded by mountains which take away every breath that has been taken here. Seeking in a place like my home is a dream of every photographer that has been born and that makes us super happy. Hopefully you have the same feeling like me when you visit South Tyrol! :)
Stay hazardous dear friends. 🌲