"To help without asking whom" - By Henry Dunant - the founder of Red cross and was the first recipient of the Nobel peace prize. "The exhibition took a hold on my feelings when I saw this striking sculpture labelled as “Dignity trampled underfoot”. It moved me so much that whenever I come across inhuman conditions anywhere in the world, my mind automatically refers back to this representation – hence the fulfillment of the art and the artist. It has had an impeccable impact on me ever since". That's an excerpt from my latest blog post - Defending human dignity – An exhibition at the Red Cross Museum in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2015, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum was awarded the European Museum of the Year’s Kenneth Hudson Award. Go and read about the emotional experience that this museum provides to its visitors on my blog. Link is in my bio, or read it on www.travelrealizations.com #travelrealizations
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Hello. My name is Chirasree. I have been traveling for almost 11 years to places all over the world. I enter into a separate reality during my travels and enjoy the allure of escape from the mundane. I seek beauty through nature and human-made creations. Because beauty is powerful. I seek knowledge. I observe, absorb, and write about the places I visit and the profound realizations and inspirations that each place has to offer.
I lived in Switzerland for six years and dwelled in absolute beauty, day and night. The house of Herman Hesse in Lugano, Freud's house in Vienna, and Mesolithic paintings inside the Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, India inspire me and have influenced my thoughts and made it multi-dimensional. Now, I live in the heart of Silicon Valley in [...]Read more about me