Estelea's Blog

French Mum, humanitarian, restless explorer and doer on sabbatical in Cebu (Philippines): one Attila in each arm, I am exploring the “toddlers safe” corners of the region, while trying to keep some room for Me.

Photo101: When Solitude means Freedom

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They simply never understand, do they, that sometimes solitude is one of the most beautiful things on Earth

– Charles Bukowski

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20 comments on “Photo101: When Solitude means Freedom

  1. desleyjane
    June 12, 2015

    Very true. And lovely.

    • estelea
      June 12, 2015

      One can be alone and never feel lonely, it’s a question of appreciating the beauty of the surroundings and feeling good with your own company, right?

      • desleyjane
        June 12, 2015

        It really is. Some people never reach that level which is quite sad…

      • estelea
        June 12, 2015

        Totally agree

  2. Madhu
    June 12, 2015

    I do! 🙂

    My favourite quote of all is this one by Henry David Thoreau: “I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude”

    • estelea
      June 12, 2015

      Great one, thanks for sharing ! 🙂 will definitely keep it! Solitude is so resourcing to me, I can totally relate

      • Madhu
        June 12, 2015

        My father- in-law, now a widower, and an inspiration to us in the way he leads his solitary, independent life at 93, passed it on to me 🙂

      • estelea
        June 12, 2015

        Bless him 🙂 thanks for passing it to us!

  3. Amy
    June 12, 2015

    Inspiring, Estelea. Beautiful image!

    • estelea
      June 12, 2015

      Thanks Amy! He was the only human I met on the beach this very early morning ..

  4. LDG luciledegodoy
    June 12, 2015

    Gorgeous image and yes…it is!
    Have a lovely weekend!
    Xx

  5. scrapydo2.wordpress.com
    June 12, 2015

    Perfect image for solitude! Love it lots! 😀

    • estelea
      June 14, 2015

      Thanks so much, glad you like it 🙂 I tried to visit your blog but it says it does not exist anymore ?… Happy Sunday!

      • scrapydo2.wordpress.com
        June 14, 2015

        I know, I have issues with my Gravatar and linking to my sites! Still no success to fix it.

      • estelea
        June 14, 2015

        😦 will check from times to times then . Or whenever it’s fixed, let me know so I can spend more time on your blog 🙂

      • scrapydo2.wordpress.com
        June 14, 2015

        Thank you! I’ll let you know 😀

  6. scrapydo2.wordpress.com
    June 14, 2015

    Hi, try to click on this link and see if it takes you there please! https://scrapydo2.wordpress.com/

    • estelea
      June 14, 2015

      Perfect 🙂 Now an official follower!

      • scrapydo2.wordpress.com
        June 15, 2015

        Welcome! And thank you for pushing through.

  7. Namz
    June 15, 2015

    Amazing picture amd so agree with the quote.

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