Channel traffic. One ferry company has 25 crossings a day!
In English: The
Dutch: Nauw van Kales.
Flemish: Het Kanaal.
It is the narrowest part of the
We went through on the 26th, during the night, which has its own charm; the moon glistened on the black water, highlighting the spray and wake. We were standing on the top deck; some seagulls accompanied us gracefully and eerily.
Dotted lights all over the Channel, Ferries still crossing, boats waiting, sloops fishing, some intrepid sailors yachting, yes a very busy place!
The lights of
We had left our cameras in the car, for once only wanted to savour the moment and the atmosphere, without any pressure. We were on holiday, well... partly...
I just read something very appropriate: Confucius said that the secret to happiness is:
"If you find a job that you like, you'll never work a day in your life."
On our journey back, very different, we caught the SWEET light... and even more traffic!
The light was out of the ordinary, I did not want to set my camera to 'adapt' and change the way it actually was in reality, what it was doing naturally! I took it straight, overly bright, sparkling, blinding, star-effect, even some flare. To my eyes, Nature is so beautiful, so wonderfully incomparable and varied, why do we get this ‘need’ to always tamper with it, control it, and change it?
Another lovely memory in the book of my life, I came home with plenty..., beauty, love, goodness, friendship and professional satisfaction.
Hope your day is plain sailing, thanx, M, (*_*)