Photographer Daniel Alford knows this well. He shot a photo series, "Tiny People in Big Places," in South Africa, the U.K. and Iceland, while trekking landscapes alone for a week or more at a time. The results are stunning. And Alford says his trips convinced him that a digital detox trip offers the best kind of view.
"Society has a mentality of short-term gains," he told HuffPost. "Nature doesn't work like that. Thinking of a scale of geological time gives you a much different perspective on things."
We're inclined to agree...
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