Monthly Archives: April 2011

70-200mm f/2.8

Yes, I have once again seen a camera that I like. A lens that I like. I got the chance to take a few photos with a Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 lens and it was amazing. The pictures looked great, and wonderful bokeh. Possibly a bit too heavy for travel, but the owner said he had [...]

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Travel plan 2011

I recently told a friend that I don’t have a plan for my travels and then promptly continued with telling him about my plans. Apparently I was mistaken.

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Leica M3

Today I held a high quality rangefinder in my hands for the first time ever. Wow!

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Good Friday

Yesterday afternoon I took a long walk in Buenos Aires. On my way back to the hostel I bumped into a march with hundreds, if not lower thousands, of people in it. Cool, I thought, and joined them. At first I thought it was a protest march of some sort, and then I realized that [...]

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Books and Explorations in 2011

Sometimes I wonder if I spend too much time reading books. Maybe I should spend that time exploring or experience something new instead. Recently I stumbled across someone who wanted to read more books and realised that it’s a choice. My choice.

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Arrived in Buenos Aires

Finally started on the next leg of my journey. Today I arrived in Buenos Aires. The previous times I’ve been here I saw the airport, and the routes to Rosario and from the harbour, respectively. This time I look forward to exploring the city. Cheers, Daniel

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Backpack contents

As you may have noticed I’ve named this blog after my number one traveling tool – my backpack. I think it’s appropriate to dedicate posting number two to this tool. Or rather the contents of it. Traveling for a long time doesn’t necessarily mean that  you have to bring a lot of luggage. The difference [...]

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Change in life

Some of my friends may wonder why I all my status updates are about beaches, cities in South America, and building a house. Wonder no more. Two years ago I had a well paid job, a big flat in the city center, a wife, and lots of possessions. Oh, and I lived in Uppsala, Sweden. [...]

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