Holiday In Cambodia

A summary video of last years holiday in Cambodia. Soundtrack of course by probably the most famous song about Cambodia- Dead Kennedys ironic and iconic “Holiday In Cambodia”. Might have to hit up Tourism Cambodia for this one…

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Casino Rouge

Bokor, Cambodia, October 2015: Exploring the ruin of the French colonial era Bokor Casino Hotel in Cambodia. The Casino was fought over by the invading/liberating Vietnamese forces and the murderous Khmer Rouge from 1979 onward. Due to it’s strategic place and size on Bokor plateau it was invaluable to either side to gain an advantage over […]

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Church : Time

Bokor Hill Station, Cambodia, October 2015: This former French colonial era church (circa 1920) has been abandoned since the Khmer Rouge took over the country in 1975 and began their systematic slaughter. During the Vietnamese invasion of the late 1970’s it was used as a base (like the nearby Bokor Casino) by both sides in the fight […]

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The Fleet

Kampot, Cambodia, Oct 2015:  Remember the infamous scene in Apocalypse Now when the Air Calvary play “Ride of the Valkyries” over helicopter mounted loud speakers during their assault on a Vietnamese village? Well this is my less explosive, amateur reference to it… Every evening this fishing fleet heads down the Prek Thom river, through Kampot city […]

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Nokor

Wat Nokor, Kompong Cham, Cambodia, October 2015:  A short video exploring the strange fusion temple complex of Banteay Prey Nokor. The original 11th century Mahayana Buddhist shrine has been added onto over the centuries and incorporated into a bewildering and sprawling complex of wat’s and stupa’s. However it was a very peaceful visit with not another […]

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Sinai

Sinai Peninsular, Egypt, December 2005: A short video documenting an excursion from Dahab on the Gulf of Aquaba- to Mount Sinai in the southern interior part of the peninsular. My travel companion and I were determined to do this independently using local transport, whether it be on the back of a 4WD or on the back of a […]

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The Fort

A short film exploring a strategic century old fort in Wellington. Hopefully in the future the fort can be restored, so it can be enjoyed by everyone, not just taggers, street artists and the occasional urban explorer.

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Own The Sky

Flying back from my cousin’s (Claire Hamilton RIP) funeral in Christchurch, I felt obliged to shoot some footage out the window. Heavy turbulence leaving Christchurch (shaky cam) lead to beautiful views over the Southern Alps, Kaikoura coast, Cape Campbell, Cook Strait to end with a relatively soft landing in Wellington. RIP Claire…

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