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Trip: Video scholarship 2010

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Photos: Travel Documentary Scholarship

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | Photo Gallery

Traveling to the Ecuadorian Amazon
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Inner Worlds

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 6 Oct 2010 | Views [812]

"Is man what he seems to the astronomer, a tiny lump of impure carbon and water crawling impotently on a small and unimportant planet? Or is he what he appears to Hamlet? Is he perhaps both at once?" I've read this quote before by Bertrand ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, ecuador, travel documentary scholarship

The Pachamama

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 5 Oct 2010 | Views [830]

Delphin was his name. He was the truest form of man living side by side with nature, and he and his family were our hosts for this trip in the middle of the jungle. Apart from the genuine kindness this man and his family showed us, he opened my ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, ecuador, jungle, travel documentary scholarship

Entering the Amazon!

ECUADOR | Monday, 4 Oct 2010 | Views [945]

Time to leave civilization, or at least the modern one we know, and head towards the jungle. Our little team has grown a little bigger with 2 new members. Simon Monk, the founder of WORLD NOMADS and Bruce Poon Tip, the founder of GAP Adventures. ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, ecuador, travel documentary scholarship

Ecuadorian Serenades

ECUADOR | Sunday, 3 Oct 2010 | Views [775]

Finally landed in Quito, Ecuador after a 44 hour journey! But it was worth it :) Coming from Egypt it was such a refreshing sensation seeing all this greenery. And then going through the old city it felt like I went back in time. As if nothing has ... Read more >

Tags: documentary, ecuador, egypt, scholarship

The Twilight Zone

COLOMBIA | Saturday, 2 Oct 2010 | Views [837]

There´s something about airports late at night. That time when it´s too late to be today and too early to be tomorrow. It was around 3 a.m in Bogota airport. I´ve been here for 12 hours and had no idea how much longer it´ll be as there´s been a coup ... Read more >

Tags: airport, columbia, ecuador, egypt, travel documentary scholarship

Emergency Landing in Columbia

COLOMBIA | Friday, 1 Oct 2010 | Views [815]

"The army has taken over Quito airport so we will be making an emergency landing in Bogota, Columbia". I waited for the young Ecuadorian lady sitting next to me on the plane to finish calming down an older lady sitting across the aisle, ... Read more >

Tags: documentary, ecuador, scholarhsip

My Video scholarship 2010 entry

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 30 Jul 2010 | Views [2549] | Comments [2] | Video | Scholarship Entry

It all started when I traveled to Northern Uganda with an organization that helps war effected children through soccer. After hearing the atrocities that happened to those children, I couldn't imagine how they still found a way to keep laughing like ... Read more >

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