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A nice sunset

By on June 26, 2017

 

In the age of the selfie, it is almost a crime not to take pictures especially when you are travelling for leisure. But quite by accident or divine providence, my brother and I went out of the hotel room to watch the sunset with neither a phone nor a camera. As we were waiting for the sunset at the chapel overlooking the sea, we talked about how taking pictures has robbed us of living completely in the moment and how we have lost connection with ourselves in moments when are supposedly alone.

Then, just as the sunset was about to appear in the horizon after checking my wood watch, we discovered a boardwalk that leads to the exact spot where the sun sets.  It was the most beautiful sunset I have ever seen, and the closest I could get to the real thing, to living in the here and now. Little did I know that as the day was coming to a close, the rest of the family were living the moment as well, each with a very special person to share it with: father with son, mother with daughter, husband with wife.

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