Travel and art, art and travel: They go together, and my eye sees composition all around me upon my arrival in Addis Ababa. The mud meets metal, bamboo, eucalyptus, building material, with skyscrapers and a brand new light rail system. It’s a city of contrasts, to say the least. Throw in my foreign self, and the juxtaposition is a bit much — but then again, this is why we travel. To look at things differently, to let our eyes and mind be surprised. It’s exhilarating, it’s exhausting; like the city itself, your interpretations are a bag of contrasts.
A composition, to say the least.
More layers …
Well, you don’t see that every day …
Puppies find rest and shade.
She’s a beauty, but look all around her. The eye has much to take in.
While the city has a brand new light rail system, more traditional forms of people movers still abound.
And the new light rail. Addis Ababa, it’s a changin’ …
I love your pictures!