“Don’t ever let anyone tell you that the imaginary is the equivalent to the real: your skin, your vast, breathing skin will insist otherwise.”
—Claire Messud, The Woman Upstairs
Restaurant with climbing wall in El Chalten, Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina.
Photograph by Michael Burk.
"However deep one’s knowledge of abstruse philosophy, it is like a piece of hair flying in the vastness of space; however important one’s experience of things worldly, it is like a drop of water thrown into an unfathomable abyss."