Travel

Wilderness Medicine- Trip planning- Navigation

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Have you ever started hiking into a new area and got to a fork in the trail, with no signs, and wondered “which way do I go from here?“. Most of us have and that’s what I want to help you with today in our Planning section on navigation. I will admit, I’ve been obsessed […]


Antarctic Cruise Chronicles Part 2

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In continuing my preparation notes for Antarctica Cruise, these are some tips for getting into the right frame of mind to visit the Place of Penguins and Ice.   Mental Preparation: Read, look at maps, watch Happy Feet and March of the Penguins on DVD. Watch Chasing Ice on DVD and go to Extreme Ice […]


Ireland by iPhone 2014

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I took my new Panasonic GH4 system to Ireland and loved it. Much lighter to carry everything from 7.5mm Fisheye (all lenses double in length on GH4, so really 15mm) to the 100-300 (think handholdable 200-600)! Batteries lasted much better than I thought and the new SanDisk 32GB Extreme PRO SDHC UHS-II cards are a […]


Ireland: Sheep and Rock Walls

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No. Ireland is not all sheep and rock walls. But in our first day in Ireland, Rebecca and I saw so many sheep and so many rock walls ( the most common accident to cars in Ireland is get too close to a rock wall and taking off the passenger mirror. If you don’t believe […]