The Third Planet

Stranger in a Strange Land

It seems that we have run out of undiscovered lands and uncharted oceans. Technology has made the planet accessible. Only the remotest and most hostile places still hide their secrets. Where we cannot go, probes have. Discovery is a channel. Transportation is cheap. We can visit places in high-resolution, in 3D and in virtual reality, before we actually get there.

The Age of Travelling into the Unknown has passed.

Has it? …

… or are there some explorers left?



Here be Dragons

Many words follow.


Sometimes it is a thin layer of gold that separates inside from outside, sometimes it is fear. Truely leaving can be scary, especially if you are heading for the unknown. Two years ago I truly left. I did not know when I would be back. I did not know if I would be back. I was scared. I was heading for the unknown.

I guess, a true journey asks a question. And the world answers.


Here is what it told me. (more…)