Posts tagged South America
Choosing the Right Hiking Boots

One of my New Years resolutions for last year was to be more like James Bond. As I said in my blog post about it, in any situation he’s capable and ready for whatever comes his way. It’s a very masculine trait, and for the brief time I was in the cub scouts as a kid, I remember the motto as ‘be prepared’. 

I’ve never been one for ‘hiking’. I love walking, and will spend all day wandering cities around the world, but trekking through the outdoors has just never really been a huge part of my life. Not because I’m adverse to it, it’s just never happened all that often. The result of that is a serious lack of the right gear, notably footwear!

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Rio De Janeiro

As a photographer, I'm extremely lucky to travel. I've got to go to some amazing places and for that I am really thankful. My latest jaunt was last week to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Now before I left, I obviously did a bit of research into the trip and things to look out for. One of the things that I was made aware of is that shiny expensive cameras are highly sought after by thieves and undesirables. Obviously the last thing I'd want is to be parted from my Olympus OM-D, so I set about making it appear rather more undesirable.

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