Video: 45 Cities in 6 Months: A Tour of Asia and Oceania

Published On December 10, 2013 | By Dan | Asia, Destinations, HaveYouSeen, Popular, Recent
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Video Scenes

For anyone who’s curious, but mostly for my own record, here’s the location of every scene in the video:

0:00 – Monkey on the staircase at Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

0:15 – Clown performing at Cheonggyecheon River park, downtown Seoul, South Korea

0:25 – Metro train station, Kuala, Lumpur, Malaysia

0:28 – Train ride on the original ‘Death Railway’, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

0:31 – Dan’s right-side, manual driving lesson from a taxi driver in Honiara, Solomon Islands

0:36 – Jucy campervan rentals, Brisbane, Australia

0:38 – Driving the Jucy campervan, Australia Highway A1

0:42 – Cooking lunch in the campervan, rest stop on Australia Highway A1

0:44 – Driving a motorbike to villages around Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

0:49 – Driving a motorbike through rice paddies to Sari Organic Restaurant, Ubud, Bali

0:50 – Bike ride to the Blue Lagoon, Vang Vieng, Laos

0:52 – Bike ride on the main street of Gili Trawangan island Indonesia

0:56 – Walking to a guesthouse down a staircase main street, Banaue, Philippines

0:58 – Tuk-tuk ride to Angkor Wat temple complex, Siem Reap, Cambodia

1:00 – Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Bangkok, Thailand

1:02 – Bathing with an elephant, Wang-Po Elephant Camp, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

1:04 – Dan ambushing another tuk-tuk with a water gun during Songkran water festival, Bangkok, Thailand

1:07 – Pickup truck “taxi” from Craigs Cove airport to Port Vatu village, Ambrym island, Vanuatu

1:08 – Jeepney on mountain road from Banaue to Batad, Philippines

1:10 – Packed “bus” (truck bed with benches) to Golden Rock, Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar

1:14 – High-speed train trip from Yufuin to Hiroshima, Japan

1:18 – Maneki-neko (lucky beckoning cat), Central Market, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1:20 – Busy street in Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand

1:24 – Market alley in Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1:27 – Partner yoga performers at Bali Spirit Festival, Ubud, Bali

1:30 – Young girl performing at a village festival near Hsipaw, Myanmar

1:33 – Donavon Frankenreiter performing at Melba’s bar, Surfer’s Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia

1:36 – Cover band performing at Nam Phou Fountain Square, Vientiane, Laos

1:37 – Street performer playing guitar at Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia

1:40 – Dustin Thomas beatboxing at a show at Casa Luna, Ubud, Bali

1:42 – Villager playing guitar and singing to his baby, Port Vatu, Ambrym, Vanuatu

1:44 – Didgeridoo street performer, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia

1:45 – Tour guide aboard Big Fury boat cruise to Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia

1:48 – Tour guide to mountain tea tree villages, Hsipaw, Myanmar

1:50  – Tour guide showing us the water repellent properties of native plants, Truong Vy Bonsai Garden, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam

1:52 – Adorable family at Shwesandaw Pagoda (Sunset Temple), Bagan, Myanmar

1:53 – Young monks lining up for lunch, Amarapura township, Mandalay, Myanmar

1:56 – Monks praying at Golden Rock Pagoda, Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar

1:58 -Buddha statue, Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2:00 – Reclining Buddha, Win Sein Taw Ya Temple, Mawlamyine, Myanmar

2:02 – Huge Buddha statue near Mawlamyine, Myanmar

2:04 – Statue at a small temple in Ubud, Bali

2:06 – People in costumes in a ceremonial parade, Tirta Empul (Water Temple), Ubud, Bali

2:10 – Ceremonial native dancers, Bali Spirit Festival, Ubud, Bali

2:12 – Plane landing on grass runway, Ambrym, Vanuatu

2:14 – Dan drinking kava (drink made from a local root), Port Vatu, Ambrym, Vanuatu

2:18 – Alissa drinking tea in our hosts’ home, Port Vatu, Ambrym, Vanuatu

2:20 – Playing with our hosts’ daughter, Rilan, Port Vatu, Ambrym, Vanuatu

2:22 – Trekking through Lumiang and Sumaguing Caves, Sagada, Philippines

2:32 – Dan cable wakeboarding, Lake Land Cable Park, Pattaya, Thailand

2:34 – Alissa squirting a water gun during Songkran water festival, Bangkok, Thailand

2:36 – Dan jumping into the Blue Lagoon, Vang Vieng, Laos

2:39 – Alissa and Dan jumping into the water at Erawan Falls, Si Sawat (Kanchanaburi), Thailand

2:43 – BBQ grill at Naughty Nuri’s restaurant, Ubud, Bali

2:48 – BBQ grill on 19th Street, Yangon, Myanmar

2:49 – Chef in Shinbashi district, Tokyo, Japan

2:51 – Popular ice cream seller, Hoi An, Vietnam

2:53 – Hotdog stand, village festival near Hsipaw, Myanmar

2:57 – Night market street food buffet, Luang Prabang, Laos

3:01 – Salad bar at Alchemy restaurant, Ubud, Bali

3:03 – Street food night market, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

3:05 – Fish stall, Haeundae Market, Busan, South Korea

3:07 – Pigeons at Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3:10 – Dog getting a bath on the street, Vientiane, Laos

3:12 – Dan taking a tea break with young monks on the hike to the Golden Rock, Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar

3:14 – Alissa releasing a bird for good luck, Wat Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos

3:17 – Lantern and waiter at Paradise Sunset Bar, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

3:19 – Alissa drinking tea overlooking Tegalalang Rice Terraces, Ubud, Bali

3:22 – Village kids playing in a shelter during the rain, Port Vatu, Ambrym, Vanuatu

3:24 – Millaa Millaa Falls, Atherton Tableland region, Queensland, Australia

3:28 – Alissa swimming at the Great Barrier Reef, near Cairns, Australia

3:31 – Alissa swimming after a turtle near Gili Meno island, Indonesia

3:36 – Boats near Sung Sot Cave, Halong Bay, Vietnam

3:40 – Fishermen on Inle Lake, Myanmar

3:44 – Shwedagon Pagoda stupa, Yangon, Myanmar

3:49 – Art installation at Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Australia

3:51 – View of rice paddies from Yufuin Winery, Yufuin, Japan

3:57 – Batad Rice Terraces, Batad, Philippines

4:00 – Sneaking into the infinity pool at Royal Pita Maha hotel, Ubud, Bali

4:01 – Ananda Temple, Bagan, Myanmar

4:03 – Sunrise over Bagan, Myanmar

4:04 – Bathers in the holy water  Tirta Empul Temple, Ubud, Bali

4:08 – Villagers socializing, Port Vatu, Ambrym, Vanuatu

4:10 – Woman performing for a meditation session, Bali Spirit Festival, Ubud, Bali

4:14 – Sunset on Gili Trawangan island, Indonesia

4:16 – Ancient temples of Bagan, Myanmar

4:23 – Monks collecting alms offerings, Luang Prabang, Laos

4:26 – Reclining Buddha, Wat Pha That Luang, Vientiane, Laos

4:29 – Monks walking through the fog, Golden Rock Pagoda, Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar

4:32 – Ruins at Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

4:35 – Angkor Wat Temple, Siem Reap Cambodia

4:39 – Young monks looking out from atop Patuxai Arch (Arc de Triomphe of Vientiane), Vientiane, Laos

4:42 – Hanging coffins, Sagada, Philippines

4:46 – Lowering of the US flag at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines

4:50 – Bataan Death March Monument and Shrine, Capas, Tarlac, Philippines

4:51 – Jeep on Corregidor Island, Manila Bay, Philippines

4:54 – Ruins of American barracks on Corregidor Island, Manila Bay, Philippines

4:57 – Bus ride in demilitarized zone (DMZ) between South and North Korea

5:00 – North Korean soldiers in the Joint Security Area (JSA), DMZ between South and North Korea

5:09 – Bangkok at night from Lebua Hotel Sky Bar, Bangkok, Thailand

5:13 – Rainy Saigon street at night, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam

5:15 – Lion statue fountain, Merlion Park, Marina Bay, Singapore

5:20 – Water show, Marina Bay, Singapore

5:22 – Girls for sale, walking street Pattaya

5:24 – Takeshita Street, Tokyo, Japan

5:27 – Shibuya crossing, Tokyo, Japan

5:32 – View up from our hotel alleyway “window”, Jordan, Hong Kong

5:35 – Kids playing soccer in a village near Ubud, Bali

5:40 – Volleyball game (and great spike), Port Vatu, Ambrym, Vanuatu

5:43 – Dan playing pickup basketball, Hoi An, Vietnam

5:47 – Sepak takraw (foot volleyball-type game) in an alley, Yangon, Myanmar

5:49 – Cricket match, Australia versus West Indies, Sydney, Australia

5:50 – FC Seoul Supporters outside of World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea

5:53 – Frente Tricolor Supporters, World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea

5:58 – High-speed train passing Mazda Zoom Zoom Stadium, Hiroshima, Japan

6:00 – “Performance Section” supporters of Hiroshima Carp baseball team, Hiroshima, Japan

6:03 – Water show, Marina Bay, Singapore

6:06 – Dan sliding down a railing near Kuala Lumpur’s twin towers

6:08 – Native dance performer at Bali Spirit Festival, Ubud, Bali

6:12 – Teens singing about safe sex education, Bali Spirit Festival, Ubud, Bali

6:14 – Fans in costumes invited on the field to dance during a break in a cricket match, Sydney, Australia

6:16 – Silom Street during Songkran water festival, Bangkok, Thailand

6:19 – Street performer, Sydney, Australia

6:21 – Breakdancing show, Luang Prabang, Laos

6:25 – Dan trying on a native mask, Ubud, Bali

6:27 – Foam party during Songkran water festival, Khao San Road, Bangkok, Thailand

6:30 – Lady midget boxing at Ringside Bar, Makati City, Manila, Philippines

6:32 – Drummers performing a village festival near Hsipaw, Myanmar

6:36 – Traditional Rom dancer, Port Vatu, Ambrym, Vanuatu

6:40 – Kids swimming at Kandawgyi Lake, Mudon (near Mawlamyine), Myanmar

6:45 – Kids dancing on the black beach of Ambrym, Vanuatu



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is the founding traveler of This World Rocks. He enjoys writing in the present tense, is an avid sports fan, former NBA dunk team member, aspiring videographer, and a WWII & Civil War history nerd.

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