Oh Sweet Morning || Ulm, Germany

“The next morning dawned bright and sweet, like ribbon candy.” ― Sarah Addison Allen, Garden Spells

“The next morning dawned bright and sweet, like ribbon candy.” ― Sarah Addison Allen, Garden Spells


Paradise is a Library || Stuttgart Stadtbibliothek, Stuttgart

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
— Jorge Luis Borges

Equilibrium || Berlin, Germany

“Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.”
– Franz Kafka


The Beginning || Hamburg, Germany

“I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we are going to. But the miracle is in the unfolding of the wings. You may not know where you’re going, but you know that so long as you spread your wings, the winds will carry you.” ― C. JoyBell C.


Reading in Heaven || Stuttgart City Library, Stuttgart

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
— Marcus Tullius Cicero


Going up and down || Zeilgalerie, Frankfurt

“A real building is one on which the eye can light and stay lit.”
― Ezra Pound



Joy of Life || Eibsee, Germany

Sunrise Symphony || Santa Maddalena, Italy

“The sun just touched the morning; The morning, happy thing, Supposed that he had come to dwell, And life would be all spring.” ― Emily Dickinson

Daydreams || Santa Magdalena, Italy

“He loved mountains, or he had loved the thought of them marching on the edge of stories brought from far away; but now he was borne down by the insupportable weight of Middle-earth. He longed to shut out the immensity in a quiet room by a fire.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings


Written in the Sand || Santa Cruz, Portugal

“Let my toes teach the shore how to feel a tranquil life through the wetness of sands Let my heart latch the door of blackness, as all my pain now blue sky understands” – Munia Khan


Follow your heart || Eibsee, Germany

“So come with me, where dreams are born, and time is never planned. Just think of happy things, and your heart will fly on wings, forever..” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan: Fairy Tales

The Runaway Bride || London, England


“It’s hard being left behind. (…) It’s hard to be the one who stays.” ― Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

The Edge of Consciousness || Santa Cruz, Portugal

“Under the thinning fog the surf curled and creamed, almost without sound, like a thought trying to form inself on the edge of consciousness.” – Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep

The Place I Call Home || Azenhas do Mar, Portugal

“I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.” ― Bram Stoker, Dracula


Tales of the Past || Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

“Still, I wonder if we shall ever be put into songs or tales. We’re in one, of course, but I mean: put into words, you know, told by the fireside, or read out of a great big book with red and black letters, years and years afterwards.” — J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

Time to Say Goodbye || Riomaggiore, Italy

“Again there comes a time to say goodbye, her lover will sail seas away from the shores of her mind… she can follow… but she feels she mustn’t” ― Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K

Everglow || Vernazza, Italy

“I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.” ― Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart

Feel the Day || Berlin, Germany

“Let our love chase all clouds away Hold my hand and feel the day Your footsteps guide my steps all along Beneath my skin your veins belong.” ― Munia Khan

It’s Hard to Say Goodbye || Lisbon, Portugal

“Among my stillness was a pounding heart.” ― Shannon A. Thompson, Seconds Before Sunrise

Eternity || Castle Sant’Angelo, Rome

“Black as night and as beautiful as forever.” ― Stephen King, Everything’s Eventual: 14 Dark Tales

Cotton Candy Skies || London, England

“Fifteen feet away, the wide River Thames rolled past, dark and deep and mysterious is the sullen-not-quite sunrise.” ― Amy Butler Greenfield, Chantress Alchemy

Beloved Night || London, England

“Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful and blessed and all its fear pass away.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

The Big Clock || London, United Kingdom

“The Thames was beautiful, dark, and swift beneath the billion yellow and white lights of the city…” ― Charles Finch

Gingerbread Village || Barcelona, Spain

“..in that dilated moment after sunset when the sky holds all the light..” – David Wroblewski

Enter a new Reality || London, England

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” ― W.B. Yeats

Sweet Dreams || Porto, Portugal

“It is hard to imagine the things you have never seen.” ― Steven J. Carroll, All the Worlds of Men

Living on a Magic World || Riquewihr, France

“No, I would not want to live in a world without dragons, as I would not want to live in a world without magic, for that is a world without mystery, and that is a world without faith.” ― R.A. Salvatore, Streams of Silver