Story

I always say that wind and water tell a story. Just imagine where they go, what they encounter, the area they cover. Imagine what they “see”. When you are out there in the wind, listening to it, feeling it on your skin in your hair, it tells you the story of its journey. When you are in the ocean, surrounded by water, feeling the small or big waves on your body, you already know how far it has traveled and that the cycle is only about to start again. From the little raindrop, to the spring, the river, the lakes, the ocean… It travels through the atmosphere, the different layers of our Earth, and through landscape, past people, animals, nature.

When you are out there in the wind, in the water you can feel its power, its story and when the two of them come together it’s one of the most energizing experiences ever…

Elemental

I sometimes wonder if there is any other continent representing the four elements so well besides Australia. The pictures above of places here in Australia represent the four elements the best for me in regards to this weeks Photo Challenge Elemental.

The ocean stands for water of course. We are surrounded by it here in Australia. The storm stands for air. The moss for earth, because nothing beats that beautiful earthy smell in the forest. And Uluru and the surrounding desert stands for fire…