Author archives: Quinton Wall

  • The Romanticism of Train Travel

  • I've never really been much for trains. Even as a young boy I wasn't the sort who gravitated towards model train sets. Spaceships and cars were my thing. Trains were, well, kinda boring. They ran on tracks, and just did what they were made for: chugging along [...]
  • Learning the Leica Q

  • I'm on the road with my Leica Q. It's still new to me.  I'm learning how to best configure it and maximize the tech on offer. This camera makes it so easy to leave everything on Auto the entire time you almost don't feel like you need to learn much more. It's [...]
  • Paying Attention To Detail

  • I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my bucket list. This statement always makes my mind spin with dreams of travel. From the exotic spice markets of Marrakech where the colors and smells overwhelm you with delight, to the limestone karsts of Southern Chi [...]
  • Gear Test: Arc'teryx Psiphon

  • Right now in San Francisco it's raining heavily, and has been consistently for the past few months. We definitely needed the water to break a drought in California. But it does put a damper on training. I'm preparing for a 1000 mile hike across Europe soon and [...]
Indonesia, With a Side of Adventure
Falling In Love With Leica
  • Falling In Love With Leica

  • I feel like I'm cheating on my long time girlfriend. My Nikon D8xx series cameras have gone everywhere with me; from punishing climbs where the air is so thin black spots dance in your vision, to sweat dripping humidity of the world's largest caves. I've even [...]
  • Best Treks in the World, Ranked

  • One of the most frequent questions I get asked is, "What is your favorite trek?" This is such a difficult question to answer. It's like asking which is your favorite kid? Each trek is different. Some have the classic big mountain views, others are remote and w [...]
To travel well, you have to slow down.