Camino minus 9 – A Serious Poll Question


Although my Camino walk doesn’t start until next week, I leave the house tomorrow. That means today is packing day. How do I fit all of this . . .


. . . into this?


I’m seriously considering changing the camera I take from my “new” Pentax point and shoot to my old, faithful, Canon.

Pros and cons for each:

Pentax –

  • small and flat
  • retractable lens
  • 280 gm. with charger
  • must take charger
  • 5x zoom lens
  • takes good photos
  • 12.1 megapixels

Canon –

  • 540 gms with batteries
  • lens doesn’t retract
  • more versatile photos
  • takes AA batteries, I won’t need to carry a charger
  • 72x zoom
  • 5 megapixels
  • takes good photos

I’m torn between these two. What do you think?

Time is of the essence. Please help. Thanks.