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Getting Away From It All

Photo taken by Thirdeyemom, who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia and hallucinations. Thankfully with the help of doctors and family, one week after her son’s first birthday she was able to board a plane to South Africa, resuming her love of travel. Through traveling, writing, and photography she began to see the beauty of the world again.

About this photo: “This photo was taken in the heart of Argentina’s Patagonia at Los Glaciares National Park. This trip was in 2009 and the third Fall in a row that my dad and I had taken a special hiking trip together. I had fallen in love with the magic of Patagonia. It is at the end of the world and has some of the most extreme weather imaginable. Yet it’s beauty is spellbinding and continues to inspire and amaze me. It is one of my favorite places in the world and it feels like you are truly getting away from it all.”

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3 comments on “Getting Away From It All

  1. gita4elamats
    October 25, 2012

    BEAUTIFUL!
    Love & peace!

    Like

  2. shammee
    October 26, 2012

    it is really beautiful shot , a very serene place to get some peace of mind …
    🙂

    Like

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