Monday, January 11, 2010

a few moments in tel aviv

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i spend so much time walking in tel aviv. dragging my feet and bags around. sometimes enjoying, all these beautiful images on the street. little secret corners. something painted on the wall. clothes and furniture abandoned. and windows, i love windows.

and sometimes i enjoy less. the traffic, the level of intensity, the noise, the rush. i feel lost within it. especially, since i don’t have my own place here, yet. and discovering more and more, that i am a country girl after all.

these days, strolling in tel aviv felt so different. i was still so extremely busy with coming back to myself after one week of intense time in sweden. this time, i felt even stronger than ever, how two different worlds they are. the life in sweden, the life here. i don’t manage to remove the gap between the two. usually, i more emphasized the essence of living being the same, everywhere we go. people with fear and love, trying to live life to the best of there abilities. which is usually quite similar, no matter where we go.

and yet….so different. that’s where i am at right now. in that gap in between two realities.

6 comments:

Toril said...

Förstår att du måste uppleva många kulturkrockar och kontraster....men spännande också måste det ju vara..Ni ser ju att ha varmare än vad vi har det här hemma in Sweden:)
Jag tycket det var så skönt när jag åkte från jobbet idag vid fyra att det fortfarande var ljust. Det är min lycka att ljuset kommer tillbaka så sakta så sakta.
Kram

Katrine K said...

Så forskjellige verdener...fine bilder!

outi said...

hmm, i can understand that. may i ask why are you living in Tel Aviv? it must be a very special place, i have never been there.

fröken L said...

Svårt, det där... Och samtidigt så fantastiskt att få uppleva och njuta av skilda världar! Även om jag önskar att du oftare fanns i världen här hos oss...

sarapirat said...

toril, ja valdigt mycket varmare. saknar lite mer vinter. det gar for snabbt. som tur ar har det blivit lite kyligare igen den har veckan. och du har ratt spannande ar det....jag har lart mig otroligt mycket av att leva har, och nar jag levde i nederlanderna. men splittrad blir man.
skont att ljuset kommer tillbaka, hur har det gatt pa jobbet? kram

katrine, jajust sa...olika, men anda sa lika. konstigt...

outi, i live in the north of the country, in a small village on top of a little mountain. close to the boarder with lebanon....i became a countryside girl! but, i happen to work in tel aviv. which i am feeling very different things about. having a hard time with the urban life style, some of it...still, tel aviv is a very special place. so, soon i will start working more regular, and then i will need to find a room or something in tel aviv. so for now i am homeless, sort of, in the city, but with my home in the country side. :)

frkn l, ja, jag far aldrig nagon ratsida pa det. sa kanns det. kram och puss saknar dig

Livia said...

I hear you sister ;)))
much luv!
Livia