Travel

Aug 18th

2014

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Postcards from Labrador

After almost 7800km across this vast country, we arrived on the coast of Labrador a couple hours ago, to fog. The last couple hundred kilometers like so many before them, along bone-jarring rutted roads flanked with pine trees that seem at once both arthritic and anemic. The roads just seemed to go on and on, through sun, rain, and endless blackflies. This is my country, and I love it fiercely. The thousands of kilometers we drove just to get to Labrador were long enough, but this last thousand was the most rugged, and to me, some of the most beautiful. Trees and rocks, and endless roads to ourselves, the solitude broken only by large trucks connected to mines, dams, or forestry industry, and the occassional RV that seemed way out of it’s element, and even they became less and less as we approached the coast. And now we’re here and it’s foggy and there’s over a month ahead of us to explore, to make photographs, to find out what lies beyond the next

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You can follow this adventure on Instagram without joining or otherwise selling your soul to them just by looking at my Instagram feed – I’ll update it more often than the blog which is a little harder to update on the road. See you soon!

 

Aug 6th

2014

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On The Road

The road has always called to me; perhaps it’s part of bearing the last name, duChemin, all my life, which means “of the road.” It’s in my blood too, born to a mother who was a nurse in the RAF when she met my father, a Canadian soldier, both stationed in Cyprus in the late […]

Aug 1st

2014

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I’m Outta Here!

Today we packed the Jeep and hit the road. We’re heading east, across Canada to Newfoundland and Labrador, and won’t head west again until the autumn leaves begin to turn, coming back to Vancouver around October 15. Time for an adventure, some silence, and a chance to play with the light while camping for two […]

Jun 30th

2014

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Market on the Tracks, Bangkok

A couple years ago I was travelling through Bangkok and spent a day with photographer Gavin Gough who took me to this incredible market, right on the tracks, outside of the city. It happens fast, but it was one of the darndest things I’ve ever seen. Those of you who know me also know it’s […]

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