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Paris in the Spring 🌸

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. 📍  #Este . . 💡 Cosa avete in programma per questo primo lungo ponte del #25Aprile? Se volete un suggerimento concedetevi una pausa rilassante nella bella cittadina di Este e approfittate per passeggiare nel tripudio di colori e profumi di #EsteinFiore, rassegna florovivaistica tra le più importanti. Tema di questa edizione "Natura e arte". Vi aspettiamo dal 25 al 28 aprile (link in bio) . . 📷  @fasonic . . 👉 per condividere le vostre fotoaggiungete l’hashtag  #VisitVeneto

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Quest'oggi un nuovo scatto da Copenhagen, città affascinante che mi ha colpito soprattutto per via del grande utilizzo dei mezzi pubblici e dei servizi di bike sharing. Strade invase da biciclette di ogni tipo, davvero un ottimo esempio di mobilità sostenibile. E sapete che da qualche giorno @generaliitalia ha lanciato la soluzione #Immaginastradenuove che permette di proteggere ogni nostro spostamento con ogni mezzo: dall'auto ai servizi di condivisione, fino ai mezzi pubblici come metro e treni? Se siete soliti muovervi in macchina o con i mezzi pubblici questa è una grande novità per tutti noi! *ad

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Streets of Istanbul _______ #whpplanetearth

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✍🏻 Volete entrare a far parte della nostra gallery? Utilizzate il nostro hashtag ufficiale #italia_photogroup e arricchite il vostro scatto con una bella didascalia! 🇮🇹 🇮🇹🇮🇹 PHOTO OF THE D A Y DATE | 19/04/19 LOCATION | Castel Sant'Angelo PHOTO  BY | @bendeckalejandro 🏆🏅Visit its beautiful Gallery 🏆🏅 ⓒ ⓞ ⓝ ⓖ ⓡ ⓐ ⓣ ⓤ ⓛ ⓐ ⓣ ⓘ ⓞ ⓝ ⓢ SELECTED BY | @Lsngrc TAG | #italia_photogroup TAG | #italiaphotogroup HUBS > @hubs_photogroup MEMBERS | @gallery_photogroup FOLLOW > @Italia_photogroup HASHTAG | #🏆PHOTOGROUP🏆 ⚙ FOUNDER | ADMIN @a.greco_ig ID TAG #PG01_bendeckalejandro 📊📊📊📊📊📊📊📊📊📊📊📊📊📊 #italia #italy #italianholidays #lonelyplanet  #bestdiscovery #ilikeitaly #noiphotogroup #beautifuldestinations  #topeuropephoto #tasteintravel #beautifulmatters #iamatraveler #postcardsfromitaly #photogroup Sito web 🌐 https://www.photogroup.cloud ◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼◻◼ VISIT OUR FRIENDS: @italialike @italia_shotz @don_in_italy @volgoitalia @yallersitalia @yallerseurope @italiait @new_photoitaly @italia_dev

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feixes de luz. ✨ @maatmuseum

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Sunrise bay 🌅 Amanecer en la bahía Photo by @kuzaei Tag your photos with #feel_sansebastian

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Doesn't this give you all the springtime feels with those gorgeous hanging flower baskets!

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Rainbow street in Fez ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

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Sooo grateful it’s Saturday and that shit is over! 💨🌨⛈Friday we had gusts up to 54 knots. Today!? Sunny and clear. Lets get out on the water! omsailingcharters.com

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Quanto mi sei mancata Romagna 💖☀️🎈 #PasquaMarittima #happiness

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Next stop #gainesville! It might be famous for the University of Florida for most of the people but for me it is for my dear friend Tolga. 😊 It was absolutely lovely seeing him after all these years. I took this photo in the campus. We actually wanted to catch the bats at the sunset as they have world's biggest bat house over here but instead we caught this gorgeous #fullmoon. 😊 @tezcan_tolga #florida #roadtrip #reflection #iamatraveler #wanderlust #travelbug #travelwithkids #instatravel #photooftheday #bestoftheday #holiday #springbreak

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He woke up early that day. It was the 20th of April. For the first time in a long time she was not there in his mind. His thoughts were occupied by someone else. And at that moment he missed him dearly. . Growing up he would hide behind doors to try and scare him. Every time he’d pretend to get scared just to see him smile. They were also very big wrestling fans. They’d wrestle with each other, try out different moves and once or twice he even dislocated his arm in that process. It wasn’t very serious though. He’d always let him win. . One day, some eleven years ago, he came back from school but he was not there to wrestle with him. He stood behind the door to scare him. But he never came. But that was a long time ago and with time he had moved on and had learned to live without him. . But when he woke up that morning and checked his Facebook there was a birthday notification which read his Mum’s name. Only that it was not his Mum’s birthday. He realised whose birthday it was and he whispered to himself, “Happy birthday, Dad!” . #life #instagood

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Channeling her inner Mary Poppins....any guesses on her what her Halloween costume will be this year 🤔

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Chocolate is probably on your agenda this weekend, but is romance? Why not book a last minute date night tonight? (And if chocolate is what you’re after, our chocolate mousse is 👌👌) - Lovely 📷 by @timtastic0

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Faja Grande: un paesino di forse 200 abitanti dove il piccolo supermercato fa anche da bar, dove chiunque incontri ti saluta, dove non ci si preoccupa troppo del giudizio degli altri. Camminando puoi incontrare l'asinello, piuttosto che il cavallo o la capra. La doccia la facciamo al campeggio, perché qui l'acqua calda non tutti ce l'hanno... Non abbiamo tutte le comodità, ma è proprio questo il suo fascino.. Sembra di essere tornati indietro nel tempo dove si aveva solo lo stretto necessario ma si era tutti più uniti, tutti più felici ❤️ 🇬🇧 Faja Grande: a small village of perhaps 200 inhabitants where the small supermarket also serves as a bar, where anyone you meet greets you, where you don't care too much about the judgment of others. Walking you can meet the donkey, rather than the horse or goat. We do the shower at the campsite, because here not all the houses have the hot water ... We don't have all the comforts, but this is its charm ... It seems to be back in time where you only had the strait necessary but we were all more united, all happier ❤️ #travellingtroughtheworld #lonleyplanet #earthfocus #IamATraveler #TLpicks #iamtb #travelrepost #discoverearth #thespython #earthotspot #travelcommunity #travelcontent #travelblogger #travelgram #travelcouple #azoresislands #driftcollections #onlyfortravel #couplesessions #couplestravelgoals #globecouples #digitalnomadlife #travelblogging #traveldreamescape #adventurethatslife #coupletravel #coupleslovetravel #travelcouplelife #travelbucketlist #travelseri

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Mudflats on the Severn estuary at Kingston Seymour / Clevedon. #nofilter #igersclevedon #discoverclevedon #lovewhereyoulive #happyeaster

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Used as one of the filming locations for Game of Thrones, this little harbour is always worth a visit if you’re visiting the Northern Irelands beautiful causeway coast. 😍 All credits to the very talented photographer below 👇🏻📸 . . . . . . 📸: @sylvia_schulze Selected by @nataliewells_ Hub team @nataliewells_ @adamjason1 Don’t forget to use #littlepiecesofireland to join in and for a chance to be featured ☘️

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Need a break from your Easter egg hunt? We’re open all-day today and tomorrow ✨ Lovely 📷 by @stilettoschu

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When you hit that one year mark it’s kind of a big deal! Smooth sailing from here, @markizm_ ... Congratulations on your year anniversary! Now hurry up and come to the best base... 😆 #ord

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Pants party in Tangier

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Sometimes the most beautiful, enjoyable things happen when you let yourself wander off course. We found this little temple on a side street as we made our way to the train station. It was closed, quiet, and completely magical. 🌸🏮

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When you (unintentionally) match your ride 🍊🧡

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_ The highest one in Tokyo, Japan. Why I love Japan .. most of people kind, clean street, pure air and can sleep well than home in my country ! Hope so live here.

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It was a pretty good Friday. #arbitertravel

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No shortcuts to any place worth going 🇭🇰

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Hard not to smile with Vespa 🙆🏼‍♀️💙💨 #VespaVita P.S. our gorgeous client @mary__agatha is @katehudson’s doppelgänger ~ incredible!

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Our new patio furniture is coming today! Of course the delivery company gave us a 3 hour window so I got up early to go to the grocery store before the Easter madness began. Now, we wait... . . . . . #travelandadventure #IamATraveler #worldtravelbook #lifeofadventure #lonelyplanet #ig_myshot #mybestcityshots #travelgram #wonderlust #canonfanphoto #culturetrip #photooftheday #ig_world_colors #florida #ftmyers #sunrise #alva #passionpassport #florida_greatshots #floridaexplored #sunrise_and_sunsets #ig_world_colors #allbeauty_addiction

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late evening runs on the boardwalk 😍🌴 #artdeco

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Good morning from Wrightsville Beach!

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ISTANBUL — “‘Booo-zaaaaa,’ he called out onto the half-lit street. ‘Goooood boozaaaaa.’” Following Orhan Pamuk’s literary trail led me to Vefa Bozacısı, a tavern that has been preserving, since 1876, the Ottoman culinary tradition of consuming boza. Boza is a thick, pudding-like drink made from fermented millet, water, sugar and sprinkled with a layer of cinnamon (It tastes like applesauce). It’s also enjoyed with roasted chickpeas on top. Ordering boza from here is a cultural experience and this is in fact one of Pamuk’s favorite hangouts.

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a bajau man paddling his boat on the waters of semporna, some 100 km to the east of tawau. 🚣🏻‍♂️ . the bajau people are famous for their seaborne lifestyle, many of whom live in stilt villages built along the coastal areas in the celebes sea. . . . #kyhinsabah #malaysia #borneo #sabah #semporna #bajau #watervillage #sabahtourism #ilovesabah #amazingborneo #visitmalaysia #tourismmalaysia #cuticutimalaysia #malaysiatrulyasia #goasean #beautifulseasia #travelasia #worldnomads #natgeotravel #backpacking #lonelyplanet #bbctravel #cnntravel #iamatraveler #awesomeearth #discoverearth #roamtheplanet #atlasobscura #travelmadedifferent #ikutcarakita

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Pete's Postcard.

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Getting in my 31 like 💫 3-ий день хочу выложить фотку, чтобы запечатлеть свои 31 и все никак не доходят руки. Ещё бы, когда мой др приходился на аж 4 выходных 😁 В этом году я не заболела ни гайморитом, ни конъюнктивитом, ни менингитом, ни гриппом, ни даже просто простыла перед своим др, и это уже успех, я щетаю. Пожелаю себе в моем новом году быть молодцом, оставаться окружённой такими же крутыми людьми, путешествий в солнечную Калифорнию побольше, новый красный паспорт и всего того, что мне пожелали в рабочем слаке. С Новым годом меня 🥳 Нашла старых фоток из 2009 и, кажется, я совсем не изменилась.

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Summer. 🥰

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The One With The Bridge. Те же фотообои, только новая стена. Ну вы посмотрите, какой он красивый! 😍

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Sydney turning out the best sunset. 📸: @travelwithfranc ---------------------------------------------------------------------- To get featured: Tag @traveltrailss or #traveltrailss ----------------------------------------------------------------------

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Dear Cyrus John, Amidst all the stress analysing a securitisation transaction today, you’ve always wondered, why things need to be as complicated as this? And amidst all this stress of being a corporate slave, when is your next holiday trip again? Quite far from now I’m afraid. So you've started counting the number of footsteps you needed to take from your office desk to the nearest elevator. 28 steps to be exact. 28 steps to escape. 30 December 2015. Inle Lake, Myanmar. Unlike most of the travels you had recently, you spent that day capturing Myanmar’s way of life. No overwhelming landscapes. No touristy spots. No creative shots. Just a fisherman and his son before sunrise. Families making Shan papers during lunch. Ladies decorating umbrellas for sale in the afternoon. People harvesting tomatoes before sunset. Just locals getting through their daily lives. It may sound easy, but it is actually one of the hardest images to take. Why? Because you wanted to show a beautiful culture without losing its soul. You needed to see a perfect moment without altering reality. And you hoped to create a story without changing its message. Sometimes, you tend to forget how life can be so simple. So if there’s one thing to be thankful for, travelling gave you that sense of being grounded. You don’t need a job promotion to feel successful. You just need to feel you did your job well and kept your values intact. You don’t need too much money to be happy. You just need a reason to smile. And you don’t always need to dream for a better life. You just need to wake up everyday and fight for a better tomorrow. Sincerely, Me

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Dear Cyrus John, Today is a great day because it’s Valentine’s Day! Yay. 14 February is special to you for an entirely different reason. It is the midpoint of 16 January (your ‘real’ birthday that you’ll always remember) and 12 March (the ‘birth certificate’ birthday your parents always ask you to remember). Who else in the world has that reason? No one I’d bet. So don’t get flowers or chocolates. Get your cake and eat it too. And buy two. 28 November 2016. Gullfoss, Iceland. This photo is special to you for an entirely different reason as well. Indeed, it is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. But its overwhelming beauty could not compare to one of the most magical experiences you’ve had in that spot. It’s your first snowfall. As soon as you saw those white soft flakes slowly touching your jacket, your hand gloves, your boots and your bonnet (it’s below freezing point then obviously), you knew there’s only one way you could feel it. You raised your head up high. You were teary-eyed, but crying probably wasn’t a good idea. Out of the 100 items in your bucket list, you rank ‘seeing a snowfall’ as equal as ‘meeting your soulmate’. They are both unpredictable. You can come unprepared. But once you feel it's happening, you know it’s worth the wait. A piece of snow makes a pleasing coldness in your body. A hug from a soulmate gives the warmth you deserve. I know you want to celebrate 14 February for what it is. You want to travel the world with someone. You want to sing in a karaoke with someone. You want to laugh in a cinema with someone. You want to have a pillow fight with someone. You want to sleep tight with someone. But just like that first snowfall, don’t chase for that ‘someone’ to happen. That someone may come at the right time or at a bad time. That someone may come in the right place or in a wrong place. That someone may come and go. Or that someone may not come at all. It doesn’t mean you don’t get to enjoy the many years to come. There are so many things to celebrate each day. There are so many moments to smile about. There’s so many love to feel around. And there are so many reasons to keep your hope alive. Sincerely, Me

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Dear Cyrus John, Last weekend was almost uneventful, which is not really a bad thing. Staying safe inside your room is a blessing in itself. Not leaving the bed for hours is heaven on earth. You had ample time to do things that you’ve always wanted to do. You had a few ’firsts’ in mind - to watch Game of Thrones, to cook ‘Adobo’, to do crossfit training, or to learn how to play a musical keyboard. You chose the latter. After watching one Youtube video, you’re so eager to learn one song. And again, you had a few choices to tick this off in your bucket list - Vanessa Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles”, Dear Evan Hansen’s “For Forever”, or Asher Book’s “Try”. You decided to stick to something that doesn’t require singing - Naruto’s “Sadness and Sorrow”. Two hours had gone by and you only managed to play its first line. You started questioning your choices. Who told you it would be easy? So cheers to your next few uneventful days. Cheers to being single. 30 November 2016. Sólheimasandur, Iceland. It was one of your longest walks ever, and under a freezing and rainy weather, it’s definitely one of the toughest. The landscape on the way to the crash site is a surreal Mars-like setting, with no signs that you’re actually in the right path. The sun was about to set when you reached the spot, and you only had a few minutes to take photos. Stay any longer and darkness won't allow you to go back to where you started walking. Between a soft white bed or a soft black sand, the choice here is pretty obvious. But giving up was never an option either. This photo brings you back to that moment of pain, coldness, impatience, of thinking to turn back. You always feel that whenever you take a new job, move to another place, meet another person, or learn a new skill. Sometimes you think you're in the wrong direction. That you made the wrong choice. That you regret the life you're living. But keep reminding yourself that they all happen for a reason. Besides, it's called "out of comfort zone" for a reason. That is how you grow. That is how you learn the lessons. So either you take the risk, or you think of what ifs. I hope the choice here is obvious as well. Sincerely, Me

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Dear Cyrus John, Today has been a good day because it is Friday! Earlier, your "crush" did a gun hand gesture, poked you in the back and said, "Give me your breakfast or I'll shoot you." You could have said, "Oh dear, I can starve to death. Give me your heart and I can live forever." Instead, you said, "Hey there, how are you?" You're expecting a short answer and an end of conversation. Unexpectedly, that talk lasted for a few minutes, and as an introvert, that's very long. But wasn't that a cute moment in the first place?! It's not everyday you experience "kilig" moments, so be grateful like Catriona. 28 February 2017. Hallstatt, Austria. It's been in your travel bucket list since you saw Yen Baet's winning photo. The place was very small though, so you're done with your itinerary before lunch, except for one thing - sunset. That's your longest wait for a sunset, but you're used to waiting for hours anyway. You checked your office emails (and got a reply, "Aren't you supposed to be on holiday?"). You stayed at a cafe and randomly searched for a song playing over the radio, which you realised after, was Alessia Cara's "Scars To Your Beautiful". You went out and had a walk while eating two hotdog sandwiches. Then you set up your tripod to reserve this spot. As a solo traveller, one side of you was always daydreaming. What if you have someone to talk to while waiting for dusk? You could talk about your favorite music or movies. You could reminisce your past relationships and your future together. You could discuss the last book you read or the last time you cried. Or you could simply share that two hotdog sandwiches. This photo was special to you because it reminds you of how you've become so patient about waiting for that perfect timing. As that sense of peace started to show right before your eyes, that blue hour reminds you of how you've found bliss in solitude. Yet, as warm lights started to illuminate the fairy tale-like scene, it reminds you of how romantic it would have been if you're witnessing that moment with a loved one. They say you can't have it all. Are you still willing to wait? Or are you now ready to talk? Sincerely, Me

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Dear Cyrus John, Today is a good day because it is Chinese New Year! Your office canteen offered free fortune cookies, so you took one and opened it excitingly. It read, "The only rose without thorns is friendship." Ok that didn't make any sense to you. Who wants a friendship with all ups and no downs? Definitely, Naruto wouldn't like it. So you picked another one and it read, "Education is the ability to meet life's situations." Ok that made you give up on fortune cookies. Nothing like "You will meet your soulmate this year." Nothing like "You will win a lottery this year." Just random quote and random calories. 23 July 2016. Upper Seletar Reservoir, Singapore. The last place you've been to where Chinese New Year is an actual holiday. This was taken 2 weeks before you moved to London. You've worked in this Little Red Dot for 4 years, yet you've only come across this place once. In fact, you probably crammed to visit the "Top 10 must-visit places in Singapore" in your last 2 weeks. A lonely tree finally met a lonely guy. At last, your first perfect "couple" shot with you as a subject. What took you so long anyway? You've always thought you had enough time to explore this small country. But it was too late for you to realise that Singapore is not just about Merlion, Marina Bay Sands or Gardens By The Bay. Within that span of 4 years, you could have tasted their best Bak Kut Teh, you could have sipped their best Kopi-C, you could have watched the aunties play mahjong in Chinatown or you could have had a good night out in Chimjes. You took your time for granted. I hope in London, you'll learn your lesson. Visit the museums. Explore the castles. Say hello to the Queen. And enjoy the four seasons - a bit cold, cold, colder, coldest. Life is short. That could have been your third fortune cookie. Sincerely, Me

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Dear Cyrus John, The cold never bothered you anyway. Except in February. This month is notorious for Valentine’s Day feels. You were walking past a store this morning and for once, you thought the decorations hanging from the ceiling were for Chinese New Year. Well, they were red hearts by the way - not red lanterns, not red envelopes, not red firecrackers. So if you ever need a hug, set your priorities straight - maybe you need a new pair of eyeglasses first. 01 December 2016. Vatnajökull, Iceland. One of the things that strike you the most about ice caves is their ephemeral beauty. Your tour guide emphasized that the ice cave you’re looking at would be gone after winter, as glaciers would start to melt. Then new ice caves would form again next year, then spring comes after a few months, and so the cycle goes on. Aren’t all places like that anyway? You’d visit your hometown once in a while, and you’d feel it was not the same place anymore. You’d visit your college campus for a reunion, but you’d never feel the same excitement. You’d visit that favorite spot of yours and your ex-partner, and you’d never feel the same pain. Same place, different sense of sight. Same place, different feeling. That’s what makes this photo close to your heart. You know that you’ll never see that ice cave again. You know that this is the only image you have with such magical spot. But that feeling gives a lasting memory that even eyes won’t see. So keep taking photos. Keep capturing moments. Someday, they will be treasured. Oh, and don’t blame your eyes if you see red hearts differently. Sincerely, Me

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Dear Cyrus John, Today has been a good day. It could have been much worse with everything that doesn't make sense at present, but at least in the end, you still laugh at your own stupid mistakes. 29 March 2016. Kawaguchi, Japan. Do you remember this photo? The night before this was taken, you arrived at Kawaguchi and already saw Mt. Fuji magnificently standing tall before you. You're overwhelmed with joy. Finally, one of your dreams became reality. So you celebrated that moment by having a nice, warm ramen like Naruto. Then morning came. You set up your tripod and tried to find the perfect angle, the perfect lighting, the perfect reflection, the perfect picture. And you know what? None of that really happened. Mt. Fuji was surrounded by buildings (at least in this image), the sunrise was blocked by a cloudy sky, the lake was not calm and your raw shot was full of dark spots. And guess what? You still feel the same joy just by looking at this photo. Mt. Fuji was never perfect, but it has inspired thousands of poets, photographers or any person who has seen its beauty. Mt. Fuji never intended itself to be perfect, but thousands of years of sunshines, storms or snowfalls have made it a symbol of sheer strength. Maybe it has a soul that connects to us. Maybe the Japanese people are right all along. So maybe, you can laugh again at your own stupid search for perfection. :p Whatever it may be, one thing is certain. You need to go back to Japan and see it one more time, hopefully with another soul to share the joy with. Who says you can't dream again? Sincerely, Me P. S. My new account name and letter-like captions were inspired by the musical "Dear Evan Hansen". It's a story of a young man who has social anxiety, but a tragic lie changed his life forever. Evan Hansen created "The Connor Project" to pay tribute to a friend he never had. He also writes letters to himself as a form of therapy to keep him motivated at school and stay positive about life. I hope that by doing this, I'll be able to share my own behind-the-scene stories and thoughts as a solo traveller and introvert, which would otherwise not have been shared before. So pardon for the long posts!

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Dear Cyrus John, 30 December 2015. Inle Lake, Myanmar. You're on your way to Inle before sunrise, the weather was bone chilling, and your boat at lightning speed was not helping at all to stabilise your camera. But for some reason, you captured this moment - a lone fisherman preparing his catch for the day. I know you've been browsing 9 years' worth of photos for the past few days, and nothing strikes you the most than this one. As you celebrate your birthday today, I wish you remember how this image brings you back to the reason why you fell in love with photography. You loved this shot because it can be anywhere in the world with a mountain and a lake. It gives a message that trancends boundaries. It shows a simple soul in solitude. You've always wondered if the fisherman ever felt sadness of having to wake up every cold morning just to have an early catch, more so alone on his boat. It didn't bother you that he's at the far end of his boat and he was not falling over. The early bird may catch the early worm, but if there are thousands of worms, why would it try to be the earliest of them all? Well, he is probably just like everyone of us - someone who goes to work while the rest of the world is still sleeping, someone who goes home while the rest of the world is partying, or (in your case) someone who goes to an exam center at dawn when the actual test is in the afternoon. He finds peace in being there all by himself - to hear the calmness of the waters before the other boats come, to see the beautiful mist that will soon fade away once the sun rises, or to smell the morning breeze that makes him alive. Heck, he's probably there because he just wanted to sing his heart out while nobody was watching. You may have shot famous landmarks and landscapes, but these priceless moments are what kept you connected to the world you live in. I hope it inspires you to wake up early again. I hope it inspires you to simply wake up. Sincerely, Me

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"Project Restart" - I was in London last night for the New Year's Eve fireworks, but I chose not to bring my camera and just welcome 2019 with my very own eyes. It was a liberating feeling, that kind of bitter-sweet emotion of letting something go and looking forward to a new beginning. It took me months of reflection, but it was a very hard decision to put my camera to rest for now and focus on other things that I want to achieve in life. Photography has always been my outlet to express my emotions, my only companion in times of stress and loneliness. But years of taking photos and being well known for it also made me overly concerned about the images I post, of me trying to make sure the photos look good in quality and technicality. The expectations became higher that I sometimes post photos just for the sake of it, to gain more followers and keep the cycle going. And whenever I travel lately, I am so conscious of getting the framing right instead of just living the moment. It is no longer the kind of photography that I was once passionate about. My very few close friends would know that as an introvert, I am not really a person who values social recognition that much. As dramatic as it may sound, I would prefer to share a part of my soul through the photos I take, and hoping that one day, at least one person would be inspired to explore the world, go on with life and, who knows, meet me halfway (and maybe give me a hug?). That, I believe, is why I started photography in the first place. So for this year when I'm turning 33, I am restarting my account (with a new account name because I'm no longer a boy!), a year-long look back on photos that truly made me happy or sad, blessed or broken-hearted, but otherwise, alive. It is a postcard project, a letter to unknown, an ode to solitude, a poetry to soul searching. Finally, the boy in me is now leaving. Have a lovely 2019, everyone! P. S. This sunrise shot I took last September in Albay, Philippines is the last photo that brought peace to my soul last year. It is an image that made me miss home, but also an image that brings hope for better mornings. Indeed, we all deserve a reason to wake up and breathe.

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