COASTLINE MERGE – THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
The sun is intense, the wild wind has miraculously abated as if the takayna coast is holding its breath and is awaiting the next instalment. Since leaving the forest a state of empowered grace has entered my body and I feel synchronised with the natural rhythm of air, earth, fire and water. I can feel the strength of the granite beneath my feet as I look across the vast unbroken expanse of the Indian ocean stretching beyond the horizon.
Huge swirling masses of bull kelp surge back and forth with the tide as the rhythm of the brush strokes and the click of the camera merge me once again into takayna. This is where the black tannin of the forest river meets the blue green ocean.
This is the completion of my ceremonial journey into the wild. I am one with takayna.
Photography and body painting by Orly Faya
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