An unlimited amount of time. Gliding for days. Awaiting wind. Anchoring in a lonely bay in the middle of nowhere. Fishing. Lovingly preparing meals and enjoying them in peace. Cultivating patience.
Shortening sails. Attempting to escape the storm. Fighting against the wind, the waves and the own fatigue. Enduring one’s fears. Mastering crises.
Sounding one’s limits.
Being a navigator, engineer, medicine man, radio operator, cook, electrician, mechanic, steersman, diver, meteorologist, web designer, programmer and handyman. Identifying birds and fish, observing whales. Visiting new countries. Discovering stars. Working out and diving at coral reefs.
Being self-sufficient. Learning. Discovering.
A new face, an unfamiliar language. A friend, aid or thief? Bargaining at the side of the street, asking for help, telling about home, fetching friends from the airport, laughing together, giving presents to children.
Making new friendships. Reunions. Saying good byes, over and over again. Letting go.
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