N O W H E R E. What is the first thing you read when seeing those letters? Is it ‘nowhere’? Or is it ‘now here’? When you’re out there, traveling the world, and you find yourself lost or stranded at unforeseen places, the space between the letters can make all the difference.
If there’s one thing I learned from traveling and road trip planning, it’s this: things will never go exactly the way you want them to go. Somewhere along the line you’re bound to comprimise, make choices and deviate from the original plan, even end up somewhere where you had no intention or interest in staying. Well, that’s the moment you have to decide whether you’ll be an ‘I’m nowhere’ person, or an ‘I’m now here’ person. Will you be someone who sees the next few hours as an adventure into unknown territory, or as a waste of time? It takes just a small change in attitude but you won’t believe the positive affect it has on your travel experiences when you decide to just look on the bright side, make the best of where you are and stop worrying about ‘the plan’. I owe some of my best travel experiences to spontaneous encounters, unexpected stops and unplanned detours. You are NOW HERE so you might as well embrace it! Or at least laugh about it, depending on where exactly it is you are 😉
P.S. The light projection was one of the attractions at the Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium.