“What the wybe is?” (Translation: “‘what’s up?”) Fresh off the Bahamian turf, and I’m still rockin’ that island lingo. My favorite word is “tingum”. Basically, if there’s a word you can’t remember, you just say “that tingum”. Worked for me. 🙂
I’ll be sharing much more about my experience in Exumas, Bahamas in due time…but for now, here’s a little aerial “breather” from the G-Bird drone. Those Exuma beaches, man I’m tellin’ ya…”gumma dat all day”!
Categories: Inspiration, Travel
Tags: Bahamas, Bahamas travel, Bahamas vacation, Bahamian, beach paradise, beach vacation, beautiful beaches, Caribbean, Caribbean travel, DJI, DJI phantom, dji phantom 3, drone, exotic islands, Exuma, Exuma Bahamas, Exumas, Exumas Bahamas, Gringo With A Green Bag, island travel, island vacation, tropical beach
The G-Bird soars over La Paz, Mexico and the Sea of Cortez. Filmed with a DJI Phantom 3 Pro drone. #GringoWithAGreenBag
Music: “Flower” by Sunsphere
Categories: Inspiration, Travel
Tags: beach, beaches of Mexico, DJI, DJI phantom, dji phantom 3, drone, Gringo With A Green Bag, GWAGB, island, La Paz, La Paz mexico, Mexico, Mexico Travel, Mexico vacation, playa, playas de Mexico, Sea of Cortez, travel blog, travel blogger, travel video
On a recent journey through the Turks and Caicos Islands, I had the pleasure to be accompanied by my loyal “eye in the sky”, the G-Bird (drone). If there was ever a place where Earth would implore one to enjoy a bird’s eye view of some of the most stunning coastal beauty and magnificence it has ever carved from its prismatic canvas, it is the Turks and Caicos Islands.
TCI is an archipelago in the North Atlantic, not too far from the Bahamas, made up of 40 islands, the majority of which are uninhabited. I explored 4 islands in 7 days (a ratio of about 1.75 days per island), averaging about 4 flights per day (each flight lasting around 20 minutes), resulting in approximately 560 minutes (or 9.33 hrs) of total flight time logged. You can imagine how much video I have to sort through in order to knock out a 3-4 minute promo piece. This editing project will be the most challenging yet. How to determine what makes the final cut and what doesn’t. With so much beyond-worthy content, a great magnitude of injustice is surely about to take place in the “court” of my video editing domain. Only one member on this jury, with a definite bias on his side. Like the label on my favorite Turks Head island beer states: “I-Ain-Ga-Lie”, there’s some serious work to be done. Time to get that bottle crackin’… 🙂
(Photo: Mudjin Harbour, Middle Caicos)
Tags: beach, Caribbean, Caribbean travel, DJI, DJI phantom, dji phantom 3, drone, drones, Gringo With A Green Bag, GWAGB, isla, island, island travel, playa, TCI, Tourism, Travel, travel blog, travel blogger, Turks and Caicos, Turks and Caicos travel
“If you take Arizona and the Bahamas and mash them together, the result would be Baja California Sur.” ~ Gringo With A Green Bag (is it too douchey to quote oneself in this day and age?)
Here it is, fresh off the video press! Just finished my latest video feature, filmed in the exotic deserts and tantalizingly teeming seas of Baja California Sur, Mexico! Big thanks to my amigos at GoLaPaz.com and VisitBajaSur.travel for setting me up on an incredible adventure along the legendary and incomparably stunning Sea of Cortez. Jacques Cousteau was right, it sure is “The Aquarium of the World”. But he never mentioned those mouth-watering chocolate clams and those insane al pastor tacos! Dude, that alone is enough to get the masses down there!
I hope you enjoy my journey. Please don’t hesitate to visit this wonderful destination in Mexico…and be sure to tell em the Gringo With A Green Bag sent ya! 🙂 **Tours by Baja Desconocida, The Cortez Club, Dolphin Dive Baja and Harker Board Co.**
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Oaxaca (wa-hah-ka) – my favorite word to pronounce in Mexico. It is also among my favorite destinations to visit in Mexico too. I was there recently during the week of Thanksgiving, and my birthday, for a little “holiday” I guess you can say (though we like to call it “vacation” in America). So I was, effectively, there on both “holiday” and “vacation” at the same time, which should appease any linguistic disparity between the British and American English terminologists out there. While R&R (rest and relaxation…often complimented with rum and revelry) was the focus, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to log some sky miles with the drone over what has to be among the most unspoiled slices of pristine coastline that Mexico can proudly claim on its colorful map. Here’s a few “holiday” snippets from the G-Bird… (*click HD*)
Tags: beach, beaches, DJI, DJI phantom, drone, Gringo With A Green Bag, GWAGB, Holiday, Huatulco, Mexico, Mexico Travel, nature, Oaxaca, playa, Travel, vacation