Friday, September 02, 2005

Zêzere - It just breaks my heart!

I took this shot more than 5 years ago, it's the Zêzere river (I think the closest thing to how the e's should be spelled is like a jamaican saying Hey - can't remember anything closest to it's sound right now), one of the biggest portuguese rivers and I think it's simply beautiful. Or sould I say it was beautiful..
How can I accept this river has dried up in some parts of it's course because of the arid weather we've been having?! How can I accept that large parts of the forests surrounding it have burned up because some guy thinks "it's cool watching it"?!
I accept because I simply have no choice.. I can't change the weather so there's nothing I can do about it.
It just breaks my heart to see some of the few wonders my country still has to vanish like this!
Let's hope it'll rain down this Autumn and Winter because we sure need it..

- All this is because I saw on Tv how bad it is right now and remembered this photo and how amazing it looked to me back then..

1 comment:

abnegator said...

Was this the starting scene in braveheart...its soothing...nice one. !