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For 1 Minute of Your Time

I love it when I get sent to the beach.

The beach means sun and sand and surf, frosty margaritas, and Speedo fishnet juniors. I’ve had the same one since I was twelve, and though it has frayed a bit at the edges, it still fits like a charm. 1,112 more words

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Gear Review: Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6

Bigger is better when you’re face down in the bush. I think Hemmingway once said that to Fidel Castro – I’m sure Ernie was talking about the size of his scotch tumbler or the gauge of his rifle shells, but for my own purposes I’m going to ape the phrase and use it to refer to big, long glass. 1,879 more words

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What's the Price of Peace of Mind?

What’s the price of peace of mind?


This is a very real question when you travel as often as I do. I’m sent to far-flung… 344 more words

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Rise With The Rock

95% of visitor’s to Australia’s Northern Territory and the Outback come to see Uluru – otherwise known as Ayers Rock. The rest? They come for the camels. 863 more words

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Lonely Planet Magazine: Spanish Flavours

My latest feature for Lonely Planet Magazine – a road trip story about the sights, sounds and tastes from Barcelona in the East to Santiago in the West, and all the northern coastal highlights in between. 223 more words

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The Alto Star Gate

Today I’m going to zip through the making of the Alto Star Gate image, and show you just how easy it is to shoot the stars above – and how you can add a little extra somethin’ somethin’ to your images with the help of a flashlight. 729 more words

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On The Road Again

By this time tomorrow I’ll be in the air somewhere over South America. By nightfall I’ll be in the rarefied air of Quito, Ecuador, with a Panama hat cocked to one side, a cup of ceviche in my mitts, and a kick in my step. 192 more words