Oscar Brumelis

Oscar is a freelance writer who writes about traveling, hiking, and the outdoors. In his free time, he enjoys trekking in the mountains and camping in remote areas all across Europe.

His interest in knots comes from camping. Knowing various knots is helpful for setting up tarps, tents, and in other survival situations. It’s especially useful for setting up makeshift shelters, which he loves to do in the thick forests of his home country Latvia.

Expertise: Tying knots.

Education: University of Latvia.

Location: Navelli, Abruzzo, Italy.

Title: Freelance writer.

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