‘Diane Arbus was an American photographer and writer noted for photographs of marginalized people—dwarfs, giants, transgender people, nudists, circus performers —and others whose normality was perceived by the general populace as ugly or surreal.’ (Wiki)
What that says to me is that she excelled in finding beauty where others fail to see it, a quality that holds much currency in our home lives as well as when we travel.
Today’s quote, one of her most often cited, resonates strongly. When planning our travels, I like to mix up trips to places that are familiar to us, and that we know and love well, with holidays that take us to places we’ve never been before.
Pete and I have visited Antarctica twice – our ‘once in a lifetime trip’ in 2004 only whetting our appetite to return, which we did four years later. My hope is that we are able to visit this beautiful region of the world for a third time in the years to come.
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