At the end it is only words that you can bring with yourself from every bit of life in a foreign country, they seem harmless and airy and pleasant to say : eventually you realise they have reshaped your brain, your eyes little by little.
Last June we decided to move to the discovery of the other side to where we leave, the East Cost. We came back with the notion that Peninsular Malaysia has […]
We traveled across Malaysia maybe, but also through memories, forests, storms, immigrant boats and town squares, every place people would feel like to meet and enjoy together the day or dusk or night.
The morning in Kashgar is made of doves diving into the trees, people walking fast to the first prayer of the day, uighur chattering. Next to the Mosque a tea house is invaded by people celebrating a newborn or a wedding or who knows what, while smiling musicians walk the guests gently into the dawn, which as everybody that has ever gone to a party or stayed up all night knows well, is a much more terrifying transition than the day into the dusk (kids scared of the dark don’t know anything, not yet).
I had been told profusedly by everybody that Kashgar animal market was something I could not miss. “You have to see it” told Mauro in such a convincent way that […]
How many, traveling foreigners or Malaysians have noticed that Kuala Lumpur is surrounded by forested (still) mountains is a difficult bet. Surely not many. Thanks to its maze of flyovers, […]
“Do you know Jeannette?” that was a question I heard very often once I joined a photoclub in my Parisian neighborhood, the quatorzieme arrondissement, or the petit Montrouge. So […]
Well, given the time elapsed I think I cannot call anymore this journal about one trip one year ago… These days and the night in between seemed to me the […]
After getting the Unesco heritage status together with Penang, Malacca went through a twist of fate and most often for the best , few times for the not so good. […]
Last Tuesday in KL we celebrated Wesak Day or the Buddha’s birthday and it was brilliant to discover how cool this festival was! It all starts in Brickfields where the […]
With its fabled and welcoming atmosphere of an oasis, with its cherries to be against golden dunes Dunhuang would not need much more beauty to be decorated with. Yet, sometimes […]
To complete the series about the mountains that circle KL but nobody notices because of the other buildings, crisscrossing and intersecting flyovers and link ways, these are some shots from […]
Just some quick snapshots of the water reserve nearby, mellow home for beeeaters, monitor lizards , sultan tits (another bird) and many more… Let ‘s hope Selangor Forest Reserve is […]
I hope a better title is going to come to my mind for yesterday hike, while i start to tell about it. The hike up to Gunung Angsi for those […]
Dunhuang is a magical place, whose matter is made of camels, sands, spring blossos and water rushing from nowhere, dark skies punctuated with stars like beady eyes among the scarves, […]