After a decade of service, it is time for my good old 29-inch Rimowa suitcase to go in for a much needed retrofit. It will be a while before it comes back from Germany, and it will also set me back a pretty penny. I don’t mind paying the price to get another decade of … Continue reading The Away Experience
My most recent trip to Tuscany was a first of sorts. I took along a film camera and some film to understand why everyone makes such a fuss about film photography. With my Konica Hexar AF camera, I knew at least I would at least get the photos right. In addition to my digital photos, I used up four film rolls, shooting at the same time and locations where I was also using my Leica SL camera. (more…)
“Goin’ places that I’ve never been
Seein’ things that I may never see again
And I can’t wait to get on the road again
On the road again!” — Willie Nelson, On The Road Again!
As someone who doesn’t drive, I love driving across vast open landscapes, through mountain passes, quiet valleys, along the sea, watching the world change. And no place is as fascinating as Iceland, where every mile brings a new adventure and a new show of nature’s immense power and magic. As Lewis Carroll said, “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.”
On a recent trip to Iceland (my second), I went around the ring road, took some country road detours and drove on dirt tracks. Each one was magical and fantastic. Some reminded me of what Jerry Seinfeld once said, “sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason.” These are some of the photos I made with my iPhone7Plus. Each photo is just a snapshot of the beauty and magic of Iceland, a country I absolutely adore and can’t stop thinking about.