I had another nice vacation day today, visiting a friend in Boston whom I haven’t seen in ten years. We used to go to museums and historical sites together in Rome, and today we picked up where we left off by visiting the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Good art, good conversation, good food… what more could one ask for?
Here’s another photo I found languishing in a folder on my hard drive – from Switzerland, like yesterday’s photo, but this one is from inside the Chateaux de Chillon. I like the contrast of the light coming in from the window on the right, and the darkness of the door leading inwards and down. I think it can be seen as a passage in either direction; optimists would think of the window as the first thing that you would see after emerging from the castle’s dark dungeon; the pessimist would think of the window as the last light you see before being submerged in the gloom.