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landscapes, Beaches

Dusk, on the beach at Honokowai.

by Lloyd Nebres

Lahaina — I slip into the water, my black form both weightless and buoyant, and an intense familiarity envelops me instantly. I am back where I belong, six long months away on land and air yielding an aridity of soul that stuns me now: this is where I belong, in this watery element, in these fluid mysteries. I am alone on this span of beach, on Maui’s northwestern coast. Not always a good thing, to dive by...

Beaches, Thoughts

When in doubt, go to a beach. I have something in my mind.

by Anna Frejlev

Hellerup — Apprehending certain things takes on heavy. Nobody born full equipped with knowledge how things should be done, appropriate reaction on certain events in life. Struggle to fit things into my world doe...

Travel, Beaches

Beauty and the Beach ...

by Peter Nacken

Hội an — This extended weekend beach trip brought back all kinds of fond childhood memories of how a beach vacation is supposed to be. I have stayed away from beaches for being over crowded, dirty, or have bec...

Kites, Beaches

Flying squid from Shanghai.

by Michael Vagnetti

Siesta key — This kite is from Shanghai, but I’ve only flown it in Florida at Siesta Key. The sand here is as white and soft as rice flour. The squid is silk, roughly cut, with pen markings where the maker trimme...

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