On the first full day of my 20-day visit in Vietnam, I noticed something very obvious and conflicting, with my eyes while in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
Everywhere I go. Everywhere I look. The thermometer read +35C (95F). The heat. The humidity – oh the humidity – it was about 95%. Luckily by this time, I had started to acclimatize to the crazy hot heat of Asia – this took 1.5 months. However, it still felt like a ginormous sauna / steam room to me, every time I leave the comfort of air conditioning. Continue reading
The appearance of things changes according to the emotions, and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.
~ Kahlil Gibran
On the eve of December 21, 2013 – Most of Ontario, including Toronto got a hit of Winter. It just so happens to be the shortest day of the year, the Winter Solstice.
Personally I love the aftermath of Ice storms – okay maybe not the damages caused (fallen power lines = power outages, broken tree branches, traffic interruptions). However, I find a unique serenity associated with the beauty of frozen water molecules and the thoughts the abstract forms provokes…
These are some photos I captured in my neighbourhood – Trinity Bellwoods.