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Latest update: February 2012
Here are few snippets of the travel video projects i’ve worked on over the years. Now… They are far from professional, even verging on ‘home-video’. The quality varies but i’ve never invested in decent camera equipment or software, nor have i any desire to. Everything has been captured with point-n-shoot digital cameras and is brought together and edited in iMovie. Primitive? Yes, Restricting? Indeed… but it allows me to effectively portray and combine special travel experiences with an personally emotive soundtrack…
My Definition: An emotive, often cheesy but genuine video montage placed at the end of a movie, usually looking back on an especially memorable or significant time or trip. . .
LAOS & VIETNAM (January/February 2012)
Music: Dave Hause – Time Will Tell
ASIA MOVIE (Summer 2010)
Includes: Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Thailand, Hong Kong and China
Retracing a summer adventure from another life…
Music: Howie Day – End Of Our Days
A great trip with the KGV Crew, Hopefully not the last…
Music: John Mayer – Say
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LAOS & VIETNAM
Luang Prabang: Wandering the ‘boulevards’ of this ex-colonial travellers haven nestled along the Mekong… then swinging to Kuang Si Falls
Music: Nada Surf – When I Was Young / Ginger – L.O.V.E / Grand Theft Audio – As Good As It Gets
Vang Vieng River tubing: A unique and fairly crazy experience that makes this town a favourite spot amongst backpackers and revellers alike…
Music: Earth, Wind & Fire – September
Peaceful Laos: From countryside trekking to a mountain top sunset
Music: Eddie Vedder – Guaranteed / U2 – Running To Stand Still / Dinosaur Jr. – What Else Is New
Vientiane Buddha Park: The capital’s main attraction
Music: Infant Sorrow – I Am Jesus
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Hanoi Old Town & The Water Puppet Theatre: Circumnavigating Hanoi’s famous Hoan Kiem Lake then witnessing something a little different…
Music: The Swellers – 2009 / Traditional Vietnamese Orchestra
A Halong Day: Whilst on a 2 day tour of Halong Bay, we spend time taking in the captivating and eerie atmosphere, then were given the chance to explore the waters in our own kayak…
Music: Traditional Vietnamese Orchestra / Dredg – Quotes
Hoi An: This historical port plays the perfect half-way house to the contented traveller… simply wandering the streets and navigating the market is enough to enjoy this cosy, seemingly unspoilt gem. One of my favourite places I’ve visited.
Music: REM – Imitation Of Life / Against me – Ache With Me
Da Lat (Alpine Asia): We head inland through the mountains to reach the European esq. alpine town of Da Lat… Officially the only place to ever really stump my navigation and directional skills!
Music: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu – Bayini / Night Ranger – Rock in America
Saigon Zoo: A distressing visit to a pretty appalling place… the visiting public didn’t help either
Music: Alkaline Trio – Fine
Ho Chi Minh City: Humbled and intrigued by its relevant history, colourful past and now positive progression, we make a mission of prioritising the Reunification Palace and the hauntingly poignant War Remnants Museum… evenings spent amongst the usual restaurants and bars provides some mental rest-bite as we prepare for a return to our personal normalities…
Music: Matchbox Twenty – How Far We’ve Come / Edwin Starr – War