Voyager
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HANOI

He wrote me: The traveler finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places.

H A N O I . Vietnam

13.4125° N, 103.8670° E

 We enter a city; we see someone in a square living a life or an instant that could be our; we could now be in that man’s place, if he had stopped in time, long ago.

We enter a city; we see someone in a square living a life or an instant that could be our; we could now be in that man’s place, if he had stopped in time, long ago.

 Is this a journey to relive your past? Or a journey to recover your future?

Is this a journey to relive your past? Or a journey to recover your future?

 Elsewhere is a negative mirror. As travellers we recognize the little that we are, discovering the much we have not had and will never have.

Elsewhere is a negative mirror. As travellers we recognize the little that we are, discovering the much we have not had and will never have.

 Fixing our present selves to relive them in the future.

Fixing our present selves to relive them in the future.

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 Text references from   The Invisible Cities.  Italo Calvino . 1972

Text references from

The Invisible Cities. Italo Calvino. 1972