The Island of Misfit Photos

Most users of image hosting sites such as Flickr and Panoramio who tag their photographs with geographic coordinates are aware enough of their locations to tag their imagery with the proper coordinates (or are at least savvy enough to buy cameras that automatically geotag their photos for them).  Anyone who’s closely browsed the maps on…

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Bouvet: The Most Remote Land on Earth

There are few feelings eerier than standing alone on top of a hill, ridge, or mountain, looking out around you, and realising that there is not a single person in any direction for miles. Usually when I’ve had this feeling, it’s been on a trail maybe 5-10 kilometres from civilisation. Imagine what someone who gets…

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