Last night was magical. Many of the residents of Pierre van Ryneveldt Park in Centurion lined the streets, gathered in knots around sizzling braais. Without a whisper of wind, we ran two laps through the streets beneath a star impregnated sky.
What more could one want from life?
Main picture: The road through Death Valley, USA
At one with the world, I floated along the 10 kms as if on feet of springs, enraptured and immersed in this fairy tale world.
This is the essence of running at its best.
A bridge over a frozen river
Even being misdirected in my stupor and having to run an additional kilometre, was insufficient to break the spell.
A view of Mount Everest from a plane
For me these photos encapsulate that magic.
Please share them with your friends.
And put some star dust into their lives too.
The bay in the resort of Novyi Svet, Crimea
The astoundingly reflective water of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
An incredibly beautiful drawing made using only coloured pencils
One of the most unusual breeds of dogs the Tibetan Mastiff
The white cliffs of Iturup island, Russia
Moon light reflected off some mountains
A parking lot roof made of 1,500 plastic bottles, USA
The path of death (height 2,130 metres), China
A bridge made from tree roots, Indonesia
A sculpture made entirely from plastic bottles on one of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro
A design for a glass swimming pool suspended between two buildings in London
A drawing created with the help of straight lines
A thousand-year-old oak tree with a chapel inside, France
The shadow of an air liner penetrates a layer of fog, Logan Airport, Boston
The cleanest water in the world, Melissani Lake, Greece
The glass trail of terror (height 1,430 metres), China
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