Sharing my unique camera bag set up!
Thanks for sharing this skpman...interesting set up.
I have a similar setup where I put camera pouches inside a normal looking rucksack for all the same reasons you do. I bought a little padded bag that was originally for a small video camera but came with internal dividers. The Express Inserts look a similar idea. Rather than get a Thule bag we have local equivalents (Karrimor/Berghaus/North Face) in the uk which have had years of adaption to local conditions so I tend to use one of their ranges.
I've never understood the big rucksacks that are totally dedicated to camera gear. If only !!! I've normally got food, water, waterproofs, kindle, smartphones, batteries, all lots more faff in mine. I also agree with your view of not advertising yourself as someone touting camera gear...