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John Frederick Anderson (fredfoto) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Spain
About Me I was born in Philadelphia, USA, in 1964, and have lived all over the world including India, Africa, the UK and Australia, where I worked on a cattle station in the Kimberley before starting work as a photographic assistant in 1988. I started working as a freelance photographer in London in 1991, worked in India and South East Asia for two years in 1998/9, then lived in Bristol for three years between 2000 and 2002 completing a Master of Arts. I have been based in Barcelona, Spain since 2003.
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CountrySpain
My Website URLhttp://www.fredfoto.net
My PDF Gear ListGear List 2010

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All Forum Posts by John Frederick Anderson

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Newstart
Thanks Miguel, muchas gracias! Scott, I suggest you ask yourself how many things you do every day, every year are things you ACTUALLY CHOSE to do. Most societal behaviour is controlled by very fe...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 22, 1:47am

Newstart
I think ALL Americans of all colours, ages and creeds, should be forced to carry sub-machine guns around all day. Eventually they would all kill each other and then the country could be invaded (ag...

In Chaff » Newtown
December 21, 1:03pm

"Packing for India in Dec/Jan"
Take a daypack with the necessities, and travel light. You can get everything you need except shoes sometimes, in India. I lived out of a backpack in India for a year, going lighter every week unti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Packing for India in Dec/Jan
November 20, 12:57pm

"Solomid/inner tent vs Gatewood cape/net tent"
I use a MLD Solomid and a SMD Serenity net, or a MLD superlight bivy with my trekkeing poles. Works great. I can also use the Serenity in my Golite ShangrLa 3 to good effect, or under a 8x10 tarp. ...

In GEAR » Solomid/inner tent vs Gatewood cape/net tent
July 21, 2:39am

GoLite Ion Alternative
North Face Verto 26. This and the Ion are my only two packs.

In GEAR » GoLite Ion Alternative
July 14, 3:18am

Thanks Ken
As an interested outsider and ex-member on the fence about joining because of the "benefits" of MLife, I appreciate Ken's efforts to clarify the thread deletion in this thread. I fin...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Censorship again at BPL
June 14, 11:50am

Censorship at BPL
http://tinyurl.com/6nfnosn That is the thread I was thinking of. Anyway, having not looked at this site for a few months, can't say after a browse that I've missed much. There's more...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Censorship again at BPL
June 02, 2:46pm

"Censorship again at BPL"
Sorry, my mistake. I was thinking you were refering to another thread on the same topic. Fred

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Censorship again at BPL
June 02, 10:44am

"Censorship again at BPL"
Maybe because any prospective MLifers might think twice about paying after finding and reading the thread?

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Censorship again at BPL
June 02, 10:30am

"Three Weeks in the Pyrenees"
Hi Miguel, I would start in the west, in Aragon, and walk east to the Med as far as you can, through Aragon, Andorra and the western part of Cataluña. Hiking in the Pyrenees is wonderful, and you...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Three Weeks in the Pyrenees
May 24, 12:57am

All Reader Reviews by John Frederick Anderson

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Mountain Laurel Designs SoloMid Cuben
MLD SoloMid Cuben Review I like my SoloMid, especially the weight, but it is a compromise, but a compromise that specialist equipment requires the user to understand and live with. I have the yell...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
August 23, 4:00pm

Golite Ion
Golite Ion Review I know you can't buy this any more, but it really deserves a 5 out of 5 as it is easily the best pack I've used for UL adventures, if you can get all your gear in. It is ...

In Backpacks - Frameless
August 23, 3:48pm

ULA Circuit
Circuit review: I've used the new Circuit for only day hikes so far, with all my 3/4 day gear (weight: ± 9 kg, including 1.5l of water- about 20 lbs) to see how it was, and it has been really ...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
May 17, 1:49am