September 16, 2018

Yellowstone is a creation of fire and water. It is thousands of square kilometers of forests and meadow, lakes, rivers and waterfalls. Mountains and canyons are cradle in the vast caldera of an ancient volcano, still active and considered the largest super volcano on t...

July 12, 2018

 

There are thousands of beautiful places on earth, with landscapes painted in variety of tones, places that in your mind you would consider as ideal. They can have multiple forms, different smells, sounds and colours. Some of us would prefer a cabin on the shore of a l...

July 4, 2018

During my childhood, some western movies, like Stagecoach and The Searchers, starring John Wayne and directed by John Ford, showed me for the first time Monument Valley. Just like it happen to me, I guess to a lot of people around the world, this landscape defined the...

June 9, 2018

The Grand Canyon National Park clings to the course of the Colorado River as it slices through the north part of Arizona. The Grand Canyon is the greatest natural wonder in North America and one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

The natural beauty portrayed by...

June 2, 2018

There is no other valley so evenly high, and as dauntlessly deep, as the Yosemite Valley. I cannot think of a word that fully describes the Yosemite Valley, a word that blends the splendour and divine nature of the park. However, I do know a word that describes what I...

September 30, 2016

Everyday we listen or read, in the television, radio, magazines, etc., something about global warming and climate change. Honestly, I strongly believe that the majority is not aware or no longer cares.

People may think that global warming or climate change is something...

September 20, 2016

A rare photo of me on a trail (by João Cavaleiro)

I will start this post by noting this is aimed to photography enthusiasts or advance amateurs, like me, not necessarily pros preparing for an expedition. 

Photography gear can be very expensive and although there are...

September 15, 2016

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Accidents happen to even the most experienced and best prepared hikers. That's why it's important that you know how to rescue yourself if you're injured or become ill on the trail.

  • Be prepared with knowledge: of the terrain...

August 31, 2016

Your safety depends on your own good judgement, adequate preparation, and constant attention. Hikers should know their limits, not everyone is fit to climb a mountain, be in good physical condition helps, but not going to a gym everyday should not prevent you from hike...

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