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Geotag Icon A walk on Orango (flip-flops vs sandals)

audio, soundscapes posted by on Dec 15th, 2009

In place of the sounds of the salt-water hippos we hoped to record on Guinea-Bissau’s Orango Island (but couldn’t afford to), here are some flip flops and sandals, recorded during a walk through some of the island’s mangrove forests. Huw was wearing the (stylish, velcro) cycling sandals, and Will “short leg, strong foot” Lorimer of Atlantic Rising was wearing the flip-flops (brand unknown).

Date and time recorded: 10:24 local time, 11th November 2009
Location: Orango Island, Guinea-Bissau (view on map)
Equipment: Sennheiser MKH30/40 to Fostex FR2LE
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Geotag Icon Soundscape: A short walk through Sidi Ifni at night

audio, soundscapes posted by on Jun 21st, 2009

Sidi IfniRecording this was really an experiment / learning experience for us but we thought we’d post it anyway; we loved Sidi Ifni and hope these sounds evoke a little of its atmosphere. Main lesson learned: cycling sandals (with metal cleats sticking out of the bottom) make the worst possible footwear for a sound recordist…

Date and time recorded: 21:40 local time, 8th June 2009
Location: Sidi Idni, Morocco (view on map)
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