I have been trying to keep away from my computer more and more, the results can been seen in the Buffet posts becoming less frequent…
One person who would understand is Doug. Doug lives an isolated life in San Jose Bay, BC, Canada.
The Dutch photographer Karianne Bueno has begun an intensive story about Doug and his choice to live off the grid. Knowing Karianne, Doug’s Cabin it will surely be a book someday, and probably a quite nice one. To help finance the trips she is offering special edition prints for a great price.
Here are just 2 of the images, go here to see the others.
photos, Karianne Bueno
I hope you remember.
we had just started our
The land we travelled through was spectacular,
but your home at San Jo never left my thoughts.
A drowsy bear
The dripping woods, the soft green
the tree branches blocking the way.
the car in an overgrown site
chairs. I walked around, puzzled. There were
the weather worn remains of a large, unfinished
building. A broken
smoke coming out of the chimney.
in on the open space – wall-like, suffocating.
cabin I saw the interior
an unmade bed in the corner, a
postcards on the beams that supported a sooty
The small desk at the dirty window was covered with
papers and pictures of cougars and bears.
dirt, smiling. You
late in the season. You showed us
adjoined the campground, and a short cut along
muddy path to the beach, where we found sand
dollars in the
get a chance to work on the
you really given up that dream? Did you get
the winters all right?
send you a postcard.
got home. It was only then that I found
lost your address. The card got lost in a drawer,
time to track you down.
your campground seems to have
the map. I’m sending this letter, along with the
and some pictures to the Holberg post office. I sure
I long to breathe the
he wrote were
Josef Bay again and start a
from society like that? How does
wilderness? I have always longed to escape, but
I actually be able to do it?
I leave: May
2010 in the US and Canada, some on
I selected the photographs as a sequence that
atmosphere of Doug’s surroundings. The purchase of one
Amsterdam in September this year. After a possible follow-up
The Hague, The Netherlands.
with a small white border. They cost €60 each, this
6% tax and shipping costs. If you are interested,