Viajar a pie

"Viajar a pie" is Spanish for "Travelling on foot"

Category: Features

2016 in 19 pictures

Chronological highlights of the year while travelling by human power.

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Preservation, the outdoor experience and motorized access

Human pressure is an environmental issue pretty much everywhere the average human can reach. Protection figures are the common answer but they often are of limited effectiveness: they often fail to address the root of the problem: ease of access.

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The Way of St. James: is it for me?

This is now an internationally famous trail, allegedly the most famous in the world. Many hikers from abroad come over for the journey. In the information age, one could think it’s easy to get such information about anything imaginable, yet it’s surprisingly easy to find people whose expectations about this trail were not met.

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Wildlife encounters

Throughout the years I’ve met wildlife many times, as it’d be expected. Some encounters have been very special, be it for the particular animal, the circumstances or the quality of the encounter. Yet it’d be easy for me to pick one up. This is why:

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Tell It On The Mountain: the final PCT documentary

The last time I met Shaun “Shooter” Carrigan was in September 2006. We had been meeting regularly on the trail for the last couple months, shooting footage, sharing trail time, talking about life. He told me he wanted to have a film ready for December. I didn’t believe he could.

It’s been almost 7 years but it doesn’t matter: the document is still applying and the result is fantastic. I just watched it myself for the first time and I can say I loved it.

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