Thursday, June 13, 2013

On Cities & Countries by Roman Payne

National Geographic Photography

Cities were always like people, showing their varying personalities to the traveler. Depending on the city and on the traveler, there might begin a mutual love, or dislike, friendship, or enmity. Where one city will rise a certain individual to glory, it will destroy another who is not suited to its personality.Only through travel can we know where we belong or not, where we are loved and where we are rejected.

This was how it was with travel: one city gives you gifts, another robs you.One gives you the heart’s affections, the other destroys your soul.Cities and countries are as alive, as feeling, as fickle and uncertain as people.Their degrees of love and devotion are as varying as with any human relation. Just as one is good, another is bad.
Roman Payne, Cities & Countries

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