Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Answer to what?

 the last stage of the climb to Alto del Perdon
“O Deep Thought computer," he said, "the task we have designed you to perform is this. We want you to tell us...." he paused, "The Answer."
"The Answer?" said Deep Thought. "The Answer to what?"
"Life!" urged Fook.
"The Universe!" said Lunkwill.
"Everything!" they said in chorus.
Deep Thought paused for a moment's reflection.
"Tricky," he said finally.
"But can you do it?"
Again, a significant pause.
"Yes," said Deep Thought, "I can do it."
"There is an answer?" said Fook with breathless excitement.
"Yes," said Deep Thought. "Life, the Universe, and Everything. There is an answer. But, I'll have to think about it."

 from 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'
~Douglas Adams

The wide open spaces, the huge skies, walking along step after step- there was room on the Camino to think about the world and my place in it, my loved ones, what it was all about...


  1. Ohh dear.. I am not very good with photos of roads vanishing into the distance..I have never seen this when it is so green!

    1. This was at the very end of May. It was a very hot day, and there were some hot days after this. Just a few days later I was seeing wheat fields that had all the colours of ripening...