Video – Partridge shooting, Ventosilla Palace, Spain

Enjoy watching this 3-minute video on South African guest Aldo Rech’s second visit to Ventosilla Palace shooting partridges with his wife Michelle. In the short piece he talks about why he feels at home at Ventosilla and why the single gun system of paying for his own birds works well for him. Partridge shooting at Ventosilla with Frontiers Travel in …

Shooting in Spain – Two practical considerations

 Once again I have been very lucky to be a guest shooting in Spain and have loved it. It is always great shooting and the food is too good, one just eats and eats. You can read my previous blogs about Spain here and here but this year I have two practical considerations to reflect on:  The process of taking …

Catching a domestic flight from the international (Pistarini or Ezeiza as it is called) airport in Buenos Aires

You might be wondering why this piece is necessary but having arrived internationally, catching a domestic flight to destinations like Cordoba, Bariloche, Calafate, or Mendoza has always required transferring to the domestic airport (Jorge Newberry) in the centre of town or even an overnight in Buenos Aires, a pleasure for some, sometimes considered a pain for others. But things have …

Shooting in Spain – the conundrum

Shooting in Spain has been so often talked about in whispered tones as something special and different, a real treat because of the perceived expense and something that perhaps only the very privileged do. I recently had the good fortune to visit two contrasting estates in Spain, which led me to reflect on how we view Spain nowadays. First, it …

Fieldsports Photography Competition – Enter now! Tarquin Millington-Drake makes judge!

The search is on… Fieldsports Magazine and leading sport optics manufacturer Leica are looking for truly outstanding photographers in this, the definitive photography competition for the fieldsports industry. Simply put, we’re looking for the best in the business. Whether you are a keen amateur, aspiring professional or a Fleet Street veteran, this is your opportunity to showcase your talent. We …