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W.I.L.D.

Anyone who I know who enjoys the outdoors or cares for the natural…

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Death is Nature

The warm light from the morning spring sun spread over the bay…

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SISU

Finnish have a word – SISU, which its literal translation is “Having…

Breath, Relax, Listen

Patience

It has been 15 hours since the heavy rain started. Tucked into…

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Stripped

It happens every time, and independently if I want it or not,…

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Time

Time from Daniel Fox on Vimeo. “I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t…

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Verwegen

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but…

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Tlingit

The Dakhkà Khwaàn Dancers are gathered outside in the hall of the…

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The Crossing

We were anchored in the Bay of Chaguaramas, just on the other…

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IPY 2012 logistic

It is important to mention that the organization of the International Polar…

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CCGS Amundsen

Tomorrow the International Polar Year 2012 conference is starting in Montreal, but…

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The Last Explorers

“That is the exploration that awaits you! Not mapping stars and studying…

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Conservation 2.0

“The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents…

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Patagonia 2011

This land has been many things to many people. For Magellan and Drake, it was…

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Land of Savages

Disclaimer - GRAPHIC and DISTURBING images   “Thank God men cannot fly, and…

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W.H. Hudson

“I had become incapable of reflection; my mind had suddenly transformed itself…

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Shot for a fish

“If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and…

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A Story to Tell

“One way or another, we all have to find what best fosters…

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Refuge

I love the wilderness. I love being in it and feeling it….

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Punta Chivato

“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you…

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Sailing Matilda

Sailing earth’s waters has always captivated and fascinated man. The vikings sailed…

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Bahia Magdalena

It is said that their migration is the longest one amongst all…

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Holiday Snowshoeing

It is said that they earliest record of snowshoes goes back to several thousands…

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We Love Clean Rivers

This past Sunday, I went to meet the folks of WeLoveCleanRivers for a “Down…

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Century Paddle

On August 31st, Rivers in Demand explorer and fellow Wend ambassador Andy…

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Wait

I have been lying on the sand for 30 minutes, my eyes…

Stormy clouds, Golfo San Jorge, Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina, Atlantic Ocean,

Nomades del Mar

To explore, to investigate, to wander – from the latin explorare, which…

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Rio Chubut

We had been driving for a while when we left the main…

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Dreams

”For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight…

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The Almighty

I have always loved thunderstorms. I remember spending many hours, sitting on…

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Choked

I was reading Jon Bowermaster’s entry from his blog “Notes from Antarctica” writing…

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Connection

It happens every time. I am not sure how and why but…

Beyond the Sunset

The unexpected. The surprise. Time and space coming together to create a…