The beauty of small things: a voyage into a garden’s microcosm

Jules Verne Times Two

“The more we travel, the bigger the world gets”. Over the last couple of years we have taken advantage of our somewhat vague motto to talk about many different things. Christened during our round-the-world trip, it originally stemmed from our observation that no time in the world would be enough to visit all places worth visiting. After we came back, we realised this to be true even for our own country. Abandoning all hopes of closure, we expanded our definition of travelling to encompass other things we love: time-travelling to long-past history, mind-travelling on the comforts of solitude, soul-travelling with the wonders of friendship. All those wanderings however involved some degree of physical travelling. Not today. Today we won’t go beyond Jules’ parents backyard, in Ponte de Sor.

Over the course of countless weekends, I made a habit of sneaking into Jules’ parents garden to take pictures. Hunching…

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"Green" technology and «green» energy will provide the future for preservation of the environment. The author decorative tile of the non-polluting (natural) for maintenance of ecological safety. Одним из универсальных языков взаимопонимания между странами и народами может послужить понимание и забота об экологической безопасности и защите внутренней среды обитания человека посредством использования энергоэффективных технологий и зеленой энергии в зеленом строительстве. One of the universal language of mutual understanding among nations and peoples can serve as an understanding of and concern for environmental safety and protection of the internal human environment through the use of energy efficient technologies and green energy to green construction. http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-7866-2012 www.translate.yandex.ru www.translate.ru

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