Fall in High Park Toronto in full bloom! Photos and quotes. See Part 1 for more.
“There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” – Lord Byron
Autumn, what a delight! The fall has arrived in Canada changing the colours of the tree leaves from green to +50 shades of orange: from peach and marigold, to tangerine and persimmon, and in the end mahogany and rust…
A good place for an autumn stroll and photography is High Park, the biggest park in Toronto.
Wilderness in the middle of the city! One-third of the park remains in a natural state, with a rare oak savannah ecology. Significant natural parts of the park are classified as a provincial Areas of Natural and Scientific Interest. High Park was opened to the public in 1876. (Wikipedia)
“I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.”
Toronto’s most wicked street party takes place every year on Halloween night, October 31st. Hundreds of Halloween-dressed revelers converge at the Village (Church & Wellesley): scary zombies, clowns, trumps, witches, skeletons and other bloody creatures being treated by sexy nurses – plus a mixture of funny penguins, high tech robots, big head babies and even a pair of huge dinosaurs.
Let the parade begin! Images and Halloween related poetry from one unforgettable and spooky night from Toronto, Canada.
“There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” – Ansel Adams
Another hidden area of Bangkok, another photo walk away from the tourist path.
Soi Phumchit comprises from a series of dead ends with old houses and small shops. Getting lost in the area is the best way to discover interesting photographic subjects. The timing coincided with the Chinese New Year celebration.
“The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
Kyoto Station is one of the largest railway stations in the world. It opened in 1997 commemorating Kyoto’s 1,200th anniversary. The architecture is stunning, mixing a futurist style with traditional Japanese elements.
“A city in the desert. A culture of possibility. A network of dreamers and doers.”
Burning Man is an experiment in community, art, radical self-expression, and radical self-reliance that takes place annually in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, USA.
The Burning Man event is guided by ten principles: radical inclusion, gifting, decommodification, radical self-reliance, radical self-expression, communal effort, civic responsibility, leaving no trace, participation and immediacy.
This year’s theme is ANIMALIA. The event starts on August 27, and culminates with the ritual burning of a large wooden effigy, which is set alight on Saturday night, September 2, 2023 in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.