“Hey man, what induces you to leave parents and friends in your hometown and reach valleys and mountains if not the world’s natural beauty?” That’s what Leonardo da Vinci wrote over 500 years ago: nowadays like in the past this is still the main reason that induces the traveller and photographer... to set off.
In these images the Man that enters without challenge into the wild at a slow pace with the exclusive use of silent and unmotorized means of transport (on foot, skiing, by bike, with snow shoes) is at last in perfect symbiosis with the surrounding environment. Finally in the same way Nature (either a smoking volcano or a steep cliff) does not look unfriendly anymore but nearly seems to welcome him gently to its bosom.
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