Eco Camp Patagonia – The Final Trek

January 12, 2018By chadcaseAll Blog Posts, Travel

If Torres Del Paine reminds me of Middle Earth from Lord of the Rings, then the Towers are the watchful eye over in Mordor. Everyday you wake up and there they are, watching over you. Wherever you go, you know right where they are. They take on a human like quality the more time you … Read More

Eco Camp Patagonia – Day 3

December 26, 2017By chadcaseAll Blog Posts, Travel

Why are people scared of spiders? They are tiny, even the biggest spiders on earth are no bigger than your foot, which you can use to crush any spider you encounter. They are skittish in nature. When you walk up on one it doesn’t come at you like a bear, it runs away. If a … Read More

Eco Camp Patagonia – Day 2

December 15, 2017By chadcaseAll Blog Posts, Travel

Winds over Grey Lake Say Torres Del Paine out loud. I’m being serious; say it out loud at your work desk right now. Doesn’t it sound exotic, adventurous, like a place of pure awesomeness? Trust me it does, it’s why your co-workers are looking at you right now. Now say Grey Lake. Man that sounds … Read More

Eco Camp Patagonia – Day 1

December 4, 2017By JonAll Blog Posts, Travel

In Patagonia, summer comes in January. As we arrived there in November, we naively assumed we would be experiencing Chile’s spring. We didn’t know however that Patagonia has a fifth season, which occurs between spring and summer: “The windy season”. With high winds up to 120 kilometers per hour (strong enough to overturn buses), Patagonia’s … Read More

From Boise to Patagonia in 66 hours

November 17, 2017By JonAll Blog Posts, Travel

Sometimes travel sucks. It’s absolutely a first world problem but I think we can still admit it’s not always glamorous. Flying is usually the main culprit of awful travel. Sitting crammed into tiny seats for hours on end, busy airports, and TSA can make getting to your destination a headache. I’ve traveled more than the … Read More

Cuba: What’s Up With Those Cars?

November 1, 2016By chadcaseAll Blog Posts, Travel

With an abundance of colorful subjects from landscapes to cityscapes, wildlife (think lizards, pink flamingos), and people (the streets are filled with a myriad of characters), Cuba is truly a photographer’s paradise. And with destination flights now open in the US, the island and its vibrant culture are now more accessible than ever. I had the … Read More

Cuba Photo Tour

July 7, 2016By chadcaseAll Blog Posts, Travel

  Exciting news — announcing my first instructional tour with ROW Adventures in Cuba! I had the opportunity to join ROW on their Cuba Unbound tour and fascinated with the country, have been longing to return. I have a great passion for photography of all types, and love travel because it offers the widest variety of … Read More

Owyhee River: The Final Stretch

June 9, 2016By JonAll Blog Posts, Travel

Day 4: Andy Dons a Shirt Day Four begins with a little fly fishing from the banks by a few of the guests while the crew packs up camp. Today is a party day, the last full day of rafting on the trip. We have 11 miles of peaceful river to drift and drink. Chad and I … Read More

Owyhee Day 3: Montgomery

June 6, 2016By JonAll Blog Posts, Travel

Take a trip down the Owyhee with Helfrich River Outfitters! Day 3: Montgomery Today’s float gets underway quick. Our campsite lies outside of a popular part of the trip at Montgomery Canyon. This two-mile stretch is the deepest part of the canyon, with cliff falls rising up 800 feet above us. Most people call the first part of … Read More

Owyhee Day 2: “Keep Left”

June 3, 2016By JonAll Blog Posts, Travel

Stay tuned as we take you down the Owyhee on our trip with Helfrich River Outfitters!     Day 2: “Keep Left” I wake up early to find a slight frost on my sleeping bag. It may be 90 degrees during the day, but at night, the canyon gets down to borderline freezing.  We go for … Read More