My heart is torn between East and West. I live somewhere between the present and the past. I don't know who I am.
Just another human being biding their time on this earth. Passionate about current affairs, history, politics (particularly MENA region), religion, cute animals and food. Posts are mainly in English but I may post in Arabic/French/Turkish.
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‘Water lurks around every bend in the road in the fjords of western Norway, with the sea reaching hundreds of kilometres inland, often carving its way between steep mountain sides. I took this picture by Fjærlandfjord, an arm of the Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, on a rather cold, grey afternoon in summer last year. Somehow it still managed to be beautiful’
‘We were walking along the cliffs next to Split harbour, Croatia, when we came across a group of teenage boys diving from 30-40 feet up. One of them saw us talking photos, and shouted that he was going to show us something special. The boat coming into shot in the distance made it perfect’
“Wu Zei is a giant sea creature 25 meters across, meant to be a hybrid between an octopus and a cuttlefish. It hangs suspended from the museum’s famous Medusa chandelier–hence the glowing head–with tentacles reaching out into the exhibition space. The creature both evokes the life of the sea and refers to the looming, human-caused disasters that threaten marine life.”