1. This is the second out of five Episodes about a trip to SouthEast Asia in Fall 2010. Stefan, Clemens and I were travelling in a Landrover through Malaysia, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia for 2 months
    Watch the trailer here: vimeo.com/22714098
    Watch Episode 1 - MALAYSIA here: vimeo.com/29906947
    Watch Episode 3 - LAOS here: vimeo.com/33352753
    Watch Episode 4 - CAMBODIA here: vimeo.com/34551465
    Watch Episode 5 - THAILAND / REPRISE here: vimeo.com/34895829

    This Episode features impressions from 2 weeks Thailand during the rain season. We were basically just driving almost every day to get North as fast as possible.

    Filmed by Vincent Urban & Clemens Krüger
    Shot with
    Canon 7D
    EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8
    EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6

    Edited by Vincent Urban
    Music by:
    Shearwater - "Meridian"

    Episode 2 Info:

    0:01 - Pai
    Pai is actually in Northern Thailand so we got there later than the edit would suggest. However, I wanted to put it into the beginning as it's a fun contrast to the quiet shots afterwards. It is somewhat of a Hippie-Mecca with lots of alternative tourists but also has this festival which seemed very authentic to us.

    1:34 - Bangkok (Part 1)
    We visited Bangkok twice on our trip. So there's a lot more to come in Episode 5. This time, it's only a handful of impressions from the rainy days.

    2:35 - North Thailand (general)
    After Bangkok is was raining a week straight. We were going into the mountains in the north-western Region driving on mud roads and fighting the water inside the car as it was leaking through on many spots. Camping is no fun, when it's pouring.

    2:48 - Doi Inthanon
    Doi Inthanon is the highest mountain in Thailand with 2565 Meters. But the peak is still covered with high trees so you don't really get any spectacular view. However, the fog within the forest up there made a great scenery.

    3:00 - Refugee Kids
    We accidentally drove in this area where there was a refugee camp streching over many kilometers at the Myanmar boarder. They wouldn't let us in but we could see many kids playing outside on the streets. Later we found a Myanmar refugee which told us alot about the region and why there are all there.

    3:48 - Chiang Mai
    This was one of the most fun cities we visited with tons of young native people studying there so we had some great nights going out. Luckily, we didn't film any of it.
    After Chiang Mai we drove straight to Chiang Khong all the way North East at the Laos boarder to cross it the next morning.

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  2. 720p
    Shot on Panasonic Lumix GH1 (GH13 / 44Mbs)
    Lumix Lens : 14-140 mm / 20 mm / 7-14 mm
    Canon FD lens : 50 mm

    Additonal Camera :
    Canon 7D + 50 mm (2 shots)

    Shot in Bangkok, Ao Nang (Krabi), Kho Phi Phi, Hong Islands.

    Soundtracks :
    - Hopeless Emptiness / Thomas Newman // Revolutionary Road O.S.T
    - The State We're in / The Chemical Brothers // Come With Us
    - Catches Up With You / Trent Reznor - Atticus Ross // The Social Network
    - Sunshine Day / Bua Chompoo // Sunshine Day
    - Uni / Jean-Jacques Hertz & François Roy // Blueberry O.S.T.
    - Polaroid Girl / Massive Attack // Danny The Dog
    - The Spirit Of The Plants / Jean-Jacques Hertz & François Roy // Blueberry O.S.T.
    - Skeletons / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / It's Blitz!

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