Traveling without travel
When I come to think of it, air traveling isn’t really traveling. It feels like a kind of teleportation. No hard bumps, no sudden movements… The stillness and smoothness of it all doesn’t seem to logically relate with the incredible speed and the lethal environment on the outside. Seat, read, sleep… and we are on the other side of the world!
I understand the physics of flight but when I arrive to my destination, a part of my brain always wonders how can this be possible. Places have moved away, not me. My departure city has gone and my destination place has arrived just outside my airplane door…
All photographs by António Marques – © António Marques Photography, 2015