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Parque Colon in Santo Domingo

Travel Photo: Parque Colon in Santo Domingo

Parque Colon in Santo Domingo (Columbus Park in English) is the main square in this Dominican Republic’s city’s historic zone. It sits alongside the long Calle el Conde, which is a pedestrian-only street, full of shops and cafes. The square is a meeting spot for many to relax and feed the numerous pigeons, or to chat with friends. In the centre ...

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Phone camera or DSLR for hiking

A few kilometres hiking on a moderate or difficult trail while lugging around a DSLR camera can be a pain in the neck… especially if your camera has a heavy lens and the strap is fraying. Increasingly I debate whether to use the phone camera or DSLR for hiking trips, trying to figure out which will be the most useful ...

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How to Avoid “Hot Dog Legs” Photos

With winter vacation in sunnier destinations season here, I felt a great need to share with you, my readers, tips on how to avoid hot dog leg photos. You’ve seen them on Flickr. On Instagram. On Facebook. The photo that your friend, sister.. maybe even brother, has taken of his/her own legs while sitting on a lounging chair or on ...

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Goodbye to Fall 2013

Saying goodbye to Fall 2013: A Walk in Burlington

There’s always one big storm around Halloween that rips off much of the remaining leaves. Trees in early November always look a bit on the bare side. And so, before this storm hit (which is ironically today, as I write this blog post), we decided to enjoy one last walk, saying goodbye to Fall 2013. Our neighbourhood in Burlington, Ontario ...

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