Road Trip Gear – Urban Quiver 3.0

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Gear, Gear Review, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
Road Trip Gear – Urban Quiver 3.0

With all the gear I put together for the road trip, I needed an organized way to lug all that technology with us. Unfortunately, I no longer had my Case Logic camera backpack. That bag served me and all my DSLR gear well. I don’t miss lugging around all that weight on my back though. […]

Road Trip Gear

Posted by on Aug 25, 2013 in Gear, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
Road Trip Gear

This road trip presented a huge number of planning and logistical hurdles. Flo was instrumental in planning our route and trip details (read: almost EVERYTHING). As usual, my area is all about the gear and technology. Big Cameras Being a photography centric trip, we not only packed our iPhone 5s, we also brought along our […]

Road Trip Journalism

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, journey, storytelling | No Comments
Road Trip Journalism

Of all the plans and preparations I made regarding the documentation of our road trip, I completely underestimated how little time I would have to post photos and blog posts. Between time driving (I’ve chosen to be the only driver, so far), non-stop activity at our locations and spotty data on Roam Mobility (will cover […]

Yosemite…almost

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, journey, stories | No Comments
Yosemite…almost

I was stoked about Yosemite. The sights, the splendor. Alas, we didn’t go. At the visitor centre outside Yosemite, we were told that smoke from the fire at Sierra National Forest blocked the signature views in Yosemite Valley. Since we were staying in an adjacent park (Inyo National Forest), that would have meant a wasted […]

Road Trip Expectations

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, stories | No Comments
Road Trip Expectations

Crater Lake was jaw dropping gorgeous. We could have spent much more time there, taking in all the beauty. It was Saturday, so there were quite a few people at the viewpoints along the loop. However, there was plenty of room to roam and feel the immense scale of the lake. At first, we were […]

InstaLumTrip – Day 1

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in InstaLumTrip | No Comments
InstaLumTrip – Day 1

We’ve hit the road and what an awesome first day of our six week road trip! Met up for lunch with a good friend in Bellevue. Had our first #InstaLumMeet with a super group of Seattle area IGers, in Tacoma. We met at the Museum of Glass and walked over to the Tacoma Link Union […]