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Michael George is a freelance travel and portrait photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. His images have appeared in publications such as WIRED, Popular Mechanics, American Photo, Runner’s World, and Hello Mr. magazines. He is also a “professional” adventurer. In 2010 he cycled 4,000 miles across the United States to raise money for affordable housing. In 2012/13 he walked over 1,000 miles through southwest France and northern Spain on the Camino de Santiago, an ancient Christian pilgrimage. Michael’s documentary, “Portrait of a Pilgrim,” will be published as a Photo Journal by National Geographic next year. You can follow his journey on Instagram @migeophoto.

A Layover with Michael George

Traveling immerses us in the world, but sometimes in the less eventful moments in between destinations, we just need to escape. Today, we're introducing our new feature: “The Layover” is a weekly roundup of...

Why We Travel: Walking into a Global Village

During 2012 and 2013, I spent 72 days walking the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile ancient pilgrimage in northern Spain. Although the Camino is rooted in Christian tradition, I was first drawn to it...

Exploring Mont Tremblant in the Summer

How many ways can you descend a mountain? No matter the season, Tremblant is always searching for a new way. Currently you can hike, snowshoe, ski, luge, zip, tube, or get pulled along by...

Michael George: Portrait of a Pilgrim in Le Puy

Michael George is a Brooklyn-based freelance photographer and adventurer. In 2012, he walked 500 miles on the Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrimage route across northern Spain. This year, he returned to the Camino to...

Hitting the Rails: New York City to Washington D.C.

“8 West! 8 West!” As soon as those words left the speakers, a whirlwind of well-tailored suits and J. Crew blazers began to rush by. I looked to my travel partner, Christine, and asked...
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Hatching a Snowbird: Mont Tremblant, Quebec

I grew up in Florida where they say there are three seasons: Hot, Really Hot, and “Oh s*** I need a sweater.” The leaves on the trees outside my window never turned brown or...

The Greatest Earth on Show

Gold. Black. All gold. All black. I was blind for a moment; I was back on the road. Matt was sleeping next to me. I remember a soft synth coming through the car speakers as we...

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