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Lens-Artists Challenge #108 – “sanctuary”

My pause lasted a bit longer than expected, but I’m back for the next Lens-Artists Challenge. This time, we have a guest host. It’s Xenia from tranature and she asks for our understanding of “sanctuary”. In her own post, she showed us a couple of images where nature is the main part. Preservation of nature and animal shelter came up time my mind right after the original meaning of a holy place, i.e. the sanctuarium in a medieval cloister.

 

Each harbor is a sanctuary for the ships. As soon as a ship leaves the port behind, the seamen are on their own to make the trip a success. Nature has such mighty forces to bring even huge modern supertankers, freighters or container ships to the edge of their possibilities and to jeopardize the success of their journey.

Take care

10 thoughts on “Lens-Artists Challenge #108 – “sanctuary””

  1. Thank you so much for your beautiful contribution to the challenge, harbours are a true sanctuary for everyone at sea 🙂

  2. What an interesting interpretation Andre – you’re so right. I’d not thought of harbors as sanctuaries but of course they are exactly that!

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