Iceland crossing photos and video

October 18, 2010Published Work, Uncategorized

In July, 2010, Alastair Humphreys and myself planned a trip across Iceland. The goal was to cross the entire island on foot and by raft, carrying all supplies needed. This unique transportation combination allowed us to explore parts of the country otherwise impossible to normally reach. Our route sampled the incredible geographical diversity of the country with … Read More

Poetry – one step at a time

October 17, 2010Uncategorized

21 days, 350 kms, 2 hikers, 2 classic poems of adventure and restless wandering Each day while crossing Iceland, Alastair Humphreys and myself recorded one another as our beards slowly grew, and as we lost a bit weight and a perhaps sanity as well. Ulysses from Bushtaxi on Vimeo. The Men Who Don’t Fit In … Read More

Product Review: Solar Charger for camera batteries

October 16, 2010Uncategorized

On this previous trip across Iceland, we needed to figure a way to recharge our camera batteries since we would be at least 3 weeks without electricity.  I brought a solar charger  on amazon from powerfilm (F15-600). Although it was useless on the countless rainy, overcast days, it could recharge a Canon 5d Mrk ii battery in … Read More