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"Fernweh" is a German word impossible to translate.

It is basically the opposite of homesickness (Heimweh): when you feel like you have to leave your familiar surroundings to discover new places. It is the need for distance, the wish to experience something far away from home, the urge to escape from your everyd… Read More
"Fernweh" is a German word impossible to translate.

It is basically the opposite of homesickness (Heimweh): when you feel like you have to leave your familiar surroundings to discover new places. It is the need for distance, the wish to experience something far away from home, the urge to escape from your everyday life by travelling.

This word comes from an inside contrast and the fact that it is untranslatable helps to express that sense of loneliness and lack of communication by those who experience it, this is why I perceive photography as an extension of my psychology and personal research. Read Less
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