Taylor Swift Explains That Whole 'Backwards Hiking' Thing

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Taylor Swift attends the Keds and Taylor Swift 1989 Style Event at Canoe Studios on May 27, 2015 in New York City.  

Are we out of the woods yet?

A paparazzi photo of Taylor Swift walking backwards down a hiking trail with a security guard appearing to guide her started floating around the Internet earlier this week, leading many fans to ask, "Yo, Taylor, what's up with this oddball picture?"

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Swift posted the pic to her Tumblr, along with the following explanation: 

"I saw the guy with the camera and wasn't in the mood so I hiked the whole trail backwards and my security told me when to make turns.

Ah, the tranquility of the great outdoo-TAYLORCANYOULOOKOVERHEREGIVEUSASMILEAREYOUDATIN"

Yeah, that doesn't sound like the most fun experience (and this isn't the first time she's employed this trick to thwart paps). 

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