– Cacti, aromas, and Pacific Ocean –
Fantastic fragrances fill the air all day long while we drive through the empty land. I’m always amazed how smells trigger my imagination: Suddenly powerful emotions come visiting out of the blue, deep, vivid memories emerge out of nowhere. At first it often seems inexplicable where they come from – until, long after it has already done its magic in the unconscious depths of your mind, you sometimes become aware of a smell. Ah, that smell – what a wealth of stories connected to it!
Maria gave me an ointment that contains ozone in microscopic little bubbles (a great disinfectant for the skin). When I applied it on my face I was instantly almost overwhelmed by powerful wonderful emotions and memories of beautiful hot summer days and things I did on such days. (On warm summer days there’s a lot of ozone in the air!)
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The sad wreck of a proud sailing yacht we saw last year is gradually disintegrating and sinking more and more into the sand.
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We watch the mysterious green flash
Klaus March 13, 2008