"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor, and catch the trade winds in your sails."
On one hand, you gotta love over 20-hr daylight to get the most on a trip to Alaska in the summer but as a photographer, not getting to work with sunrise and sunsets in a magical setting hurts a little. I guess I will just have to revisit another time.
Just going to pretend that we are in a splendidly verdant English-style garden, rather than sprawled on the couch with the air conditioner full blast in this sticky #NYCsummer ., fully congested nose at the moment. #Latergram of a daytrip #upstate NYC last summer...
Mystic Beauty, by Sagarika Roy
This photo was taken at Tamil Nadu, India at the height of approx 7000 ft. The beauty of the mountains of The Western Ghats are really breathtaking. I just tried to capture one moment among those countless beauties.
One of the famous high-altitude Wildlife Sanctuaries India, the Gangotri National Park is idyllically situated in the natural surroundings of Uttarkashi. The national park falls under the bio-geographical zone and proudly sits at an altitude of 1,800 meters to 7,083 meters above sea level. It is lavishly spread over an area of 2,390 square km.
One of the major attractions is the Gaumukh glacier, the origin of river Ganges which is located inside the park.
Rio de Janeiro, #Brazil 's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue stands an impressive 30m tall, towering over the city from the summit of Mount Corcovado with his arms outstretched, spanning 28m from fingertip to fingertip. The landmark is the largest Art Deco-style sculpture in the world.
"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us." - Joseph Campbell
Planning things always give us a sense of relief, like even if the road gets rocky, we would still have control over the steering wheel.
If there is one thing that the recent times have taught me, it is that things really can go in a direction you couldn't even imagine. I have planned things that didn't work out the way I had assumed my whole life, but my life still seemed to learn how to navigate.
I think, one reason why it is because I never let go of planning things. If one plan failed, there was always another one waiting to be created and just like that, every outcome became a real life dotting on a calendar.
If there's one thing I've learnt through it all, it is that that there is a difference between letting go of dreams and letting go of plans. Many times when I assumed that it was my dream that I did not want to give up on, it was merely a plan that I had created to reassure myself. Giving up on it felt like being hopeless. Gradually, I am learning that my plan does not have to become a dream and vice versa. That maybe the best things will happen, in between those two worlds.
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As we shared on Stories yesterday, our latest video is up on YouTube. It tells the story of a very relaxed weekend in the Scottish Highlands, staying in bothies and hiking with friends. We’ve gone with a slower pace and more relaxing style compared to our recent efforts, and like to think it captures the essence of the experience nicely. You can take a look by clicking through the link in our bio: