Lethes - from river of oblivion to sense of place

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by isabel patim

This is exactly what was going on at that MOMENT: that colour, those clouds, THE moment, THAT place. I had to stop driving. And I did. I felt the intersection of time and place: the river Lethes in Ponte de Lima under the bridge, where once the Romans fell asleep as they looked at the river of oblivion. And so did I. I had to stop. Like them, that was MY PLACE, my dream, my memory of reSETed oblivion. This is (my) place, my sense of (my) place.

Location: Vilar do Monte, Ponte de Lima, Portugal


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