Normally we'd expect a photographic documentation of a foreign country to take us on of people, places and things. The nouns of the journey. Yet Helsinki-born photographer Osma Harvilahti uses a different map, navigating instead using adjectives.
Using colors and silhouettes as a compass, Harvilahti captured unexpected spurts of beauty during his two week journey through Kenya earlier this year. "The connection between the compositions is purely visual," he explained to the Huffington Post in an email. "And the series is built on color codes and other abstract visual links between the images."
Behold, the cool blues, mellow yellows and occasional dashes of red that make Kenya pop. After seeing this series, we wish the average travel companion would come organized by colors instead of regions. If you like what you see, you'll likely enjoy Harvilahti's similar image-driven trip through Morocco.