Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Feelings of a traveller going home 游子回家的心情 ...


近乡情怯
 jìn xiānɡ qínɡ qiè
...
When a traveler has been away for a long time, 
without any communications back home,
when he comes back, 
they is a feeling of joy and anxiety,
but as he is nearer to home, 
the unfamiliar environment that was once home, 
a feeling of emotional setback surface,
as he worried he may not find the perfect home
he once had
...



Home bound 踏上归途 ...

Tanjong Sepat 
丹戎士拔


31 comments:

joaquín said...

¡Es preciosa Wong, felicidades!

Carolina Tavares said...

Interesting to your words. It is about what I'm researching which is the expatriation. What you describe refers to the expatriate, who returned home.

UIFPW08 said...

Ops... very fantastic shot.
My compliments for your photos,
See yuou soon
Morris

s.c said...

Real beautiful one. Like it

Traveling Hawk said...

a very good black&white, Wong!

Karl said...

Great b&w photo, Wong, I like this very much!

Olivier said...

une tres belle photo et une belle composition

AGMPRISMA said...

I agree with you, come back home is great. Nice B&W.
Greetings.

Marion said...

Great picture/composition in B and W! Love it very much.
Best regards, marion

Massimo said...

this photo, well, this photo is just beautiful, I like it so much !
you are really good...
and the thoughts are right.. ciao ciao

Bob Bushell said...

A fantastic photo.

Filip said...

I don't understand the picture but the text sounds familiar. When we started living in The Netherlands we frequently went home to Belgium but after a while you see your country changing. You grow nearer to the country you live in. The distance with your birth place becomes greater and greater.

Greetings,
Filip

Cristina said...

Bellísima fotografía!
Abrazos.

Laura.M said...

It is always a joy to return home ... pretty picture.
a hug

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

My husband travels every week for his job, so I totally understand what you are saying. Love this photo. Have a wonderful week!

Cloudia said...

like the famous quote:
" “You can't go home again”
― Thomas Wolfe


Aloha from Waikiki
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Art at Chesterbrook Academy Elementary School said...

I went back home this Christmas in Athens Greece and your words describe accurately my emotions.
I felt like the Odysseus going back to Ithaca.

What a beautiful photo, capturing always the soul of your subject.

Randy said...

Amazing shot and post.

Theanne said...

So true...beautiful black and white photo! Stark and honest! Yes I've felt like that before about going "home"...Your words have encouraged me to read Thomas Wolfe's novel "You Can't Go Home Again"!

George said...

This is a beautiful photo. I really like the silhouetted bike rider on the elevated roadway. The poem is wonderful as well.

Isis said...

En cada pedaleo lleva una ilusión nueva, volver a casa es el mejor de los reencuentros.

La fotografía, me encanta.

Saludos de Isis

darlin said...

Wow Wong, this is deep. The photo is beautiful and sad all at the same time.

Remei said...

Sublime!
A great photograph is truly special ... ...
Thank you!

HANS-PETER ZÜRCHER said...

Wow, welch grosartiges Foto mein Freund!

Liebe Grüsse aus der Schweiz

Hans-Peter

Marias Teater said...

Could not be better than in B&W. Very strong and suggestiv photo.

Angel Corrochano said...

Bello contraluz.
Un cordial saludo

andrey salikov said...

Absolutely gorgeous.

Enrique G.A. said...

A exclente making, which is highlighted by the defendant in the B & N
Greetings .-

Erika said...

Nice black and white, Wong!

Carmen Negoita said...

Wonderful photo. Excellent black & white.

Costea said...

Black and white photo is my favorite.