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Tag: Climbing

Pure Inspiration on Film: The Road to Free Rider

Posted on January 10th, by Peter Parkorr in North America, Video Adventures. 1 Comment

For anyone in need of a large dose of pure inspiration, here it is. Road to Free Rider is a great video made by Oli Lyon and Nathan Murphy, a couple of young climbers. But almost as interesting as the extreme sport is Oli’s intro to the film. It will certainly resonate with a lot of people who make daily sacrifices to be able to do something different or something that they love.…


Where should you travel in April? The Ultimate Year-Round Travel Guide

Posted on October 28th, by Peter Parkorr in Everywhere, Roaming Resources. 6 comments

If you could travel in one month of the year forever more, which month would you pick? My first thoughts jumped to April, when I was asked to take part in The Ultimate Year-Round Travel Guide… for the British Airways ‘High Life’ blog. In this collaborative series, twelve top bloggers will each talk about travel for a specific month of the year.


The Olive Branch El Chorro Promo Video

Posted on November 23rd, by Peter Parkorr in Spain, Video Adventures. 6 comments

Who loves DSLR films? I do…! So I went to shoot a couple of my own at The Olive Branch El Chorro…
DSLR film
It’s slick and sexy, with shallow depth-of-field, soft focus…, and rarely feels staged because of the way it’s shot. With lots of quality older lenses to choose from on any budget, its no surprise that there are more and more professional film-makers turning to DSLR and micro-four thirds cameras for their projects.


A Windy Experience – Climbing Mount Etna

Posted on June 26th, by Peter Parkorr in Picture Perfect, Sicily. 1 Comment

In late April this year, I took a day trip to Mount Etna. It was kindly gifted to me by the owners of Ostello Del Plebiscito in Catania, as i’d been working for them the previous couple of months in exchange for a bed.
The trip was with EtnaExperience who are the guide group of choice for most visitors to the mountain.…