Travel

“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” ― Mary Ritter Beard

Ghost believes in responsible travel with the purpose of personal growth or a positive impact on the community being travelled: journeys that encourage interaction with locals, inspire us, surprise us and challenge our opinions and selves. We share with you experiences of and guides to traveling in a more meaningful way along with critical evaluations and discussions on the way we choose to travel and the impact it has.

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Getting Started, Getting Here

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"That's it," I said, sitting back and looking round at my friends. "That's what I'm going to do. I'm going to live in the woods". It was the early autumn of 2012, three of us sat in my friend's room having just watched 'Into the Wild'. The other two agreed enthusiastically. Phrases like "it would be great", "totally amazing" and "me too!" were thrown aroun[...]

Coober Pedy: The Underground Town

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As companies like CoeLux are creating artificial skylights to allow the real possibility of creating underground skyscrapers in the future, Coober Pedy, an opal mining town in South Australia, has been living underground for almost a century. Despite being inhabited by aboriginals, the small town was officially founded in 1915 by a man called Willie Hutchis[...]

A Photographic Journal: Hitchhiking Europe

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I became lost trying to define myself as a photographer as my priorities changed resulting in a shift from fashion-photography I had been dedicatedly pursuing prior. In February 2013 I was sat in the passenger seat of a car in Lithuania when I discovered an image of soviet architecture through the car windscreen. Two months later I was stood at the side of[...]

Looking for Wonderland: American Observations

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This beautiful series is made all the more enjoyable in the form a 124 page book Looking for Wonderland. Books are without a doubt one of the most satisfying ways of observing photographic work, arguably beaten only by framed archival prints. Scrutinising images on a computer screen is a far reach from the joys of touching the images in a well-produced pho[...]

Photographer Interview: Francesca Beltran

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What’s your story?  Describe your practise in a nutshell. In a nutshell, I have always been obsessed with music and traveling, and my work is the result of my attempt to incorporate these two passions into my professional life. Photography has always been my way to capture the world around me and to express myself creatively but it took me a while to look a[...]

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