Posts tagged Lake District
Samadhi Eco Resort: Travellers' Talking Story

In the Andes of Chile, amongst the Araucaria forests, where the sun and the moon circle Llaima like the frail holes of banished comets and the sound is of stillness all of the time is Conguillío. The way the people here speak of it is like an almost dance with time’s memory. Yet, to be a visitor to this place is to be pulled alarmingly into the present with the stark clarity of a windless moment. I feel this sitting on a rock as the others swim in the wine-dark lake off and behind. Around me the mountains are the broken spine spikes of some long dormant dragon's tail tracing the lakes edge and my breath falls out of me in the rhythm of a small soulful bird.

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