Predicting destinies

He who can enjoy the twilight of his life in full awareness of his blessings… is unquestionably fortunate


Entre montañas Carretera de Arequipa a Puno, Perú
In between mountains
Highway from Arequipa to Puno, Peru

“If you find this difficult to accept, then surely you will never accept that since I was a little girl, I understood their language and have sporadically communicated with them. For that particular reason, I can categorically affirm, and with all due certainty…”

Vista a los nevados Carretera de Arequipa a Puno, Perú
View to the snow caps 
Highway from Arequipa to Puno, Peru

“The enigmatic being you have all recently heard has just now pronounced an unambiguous and definite announcement concerning Cipriano, my great grandson, whom you, my dear Pilar, carry at this moment in your womb. He has foretold how Cipriano shall follow the musical tradition of this family; and beyond that, he will eventually grow up to be both a great composer and pianist.”

Paisaje de la puna Carretera de Arequipa a Puno, Perú
Highland landscapes
Highway from Arequipa to Puno, Peru

Naturally, these remarks were followed by a thick, heavy absolute silence: Pilar, sceptic on all concerning supernatural events was terribly disconcerted. Since she was a girl, her grandmother had instilled and reinforced a very practical and down to earth vision with which to interpret the world. For Pilar, her grandmother represented an example to follow. Therefore, she felt that Angelica was now betraying those same guiding principles that she fostered in her since early childhood.

Atardecer en las alturas Carretera de Arequipa a Puno, Perú
Dusk in the highlands
Highway from Arequipa to Puno, Peru

 

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