“Vive tus sueños” (Live your dreams)
2pm Chile Standard Time, 15 September 2006.
I’ve just switched hemispheres. Until recently, I never thought I’d move here.
One time five years ago, I moved from the western hemisphere (Canada) to the eastern hemisphere (Germany), at least where measures of longitude are concerned. And now, I’ve gone from summer in the northern hemisphere to the final week of winter in the southern hemisphere; Minneapolis to La Serena only seems far in the mind. The Pacific is an ocean with which I’m familiar, but what’s unfamiliar is the time difference. I’m hugging the Americas’ continental western coastline, and yet I’m in the same time zone as the American Atlantic coast. The difference in time zones will take some adjustment.
I’ll have the next five years to adjust.
The scene above is on the beach next to Avenida del Mar, southwest across the bay to Coquimbo and the Cross of the Third Millennium.
Then again, this piece from Banksy is an alternative response.
I made the photo above on 15 September 2006 with a Canon PowerShot A510 camera. Ten years later (plus two weeks to the day I made the photo), this post appears on Fotoeins Fotopress at fotoeins.com as http://wp.me/p1BIdT-7Mt.