Abendstimmung in Agri; Quelle: Ingo Aurich

Travel Diary

Impressions and experiences from the shooting trip of the farEAST team on the way from Berlin to Tokyo. Stations, encounters, adventures – be part of it now.

Ankunft im Ferghanatal; Quelle: Ingo Aurich

Episode 3 - Samarkand - Golmud (Oct 14 - Nov 6,12)

This stage will lead us from Samarkand, the rock town in Uzbekistan, over the Chinese Kashgar to Golmud to Tibetans, Uighurs and Mongols. Up and down we go from 720 meters above sea level up to 1300 meters through the heartland of Asia.

typical pagoda as seen from our hotel in Lashio; Quelle: Ingo Aurich

Episode 5 - Lashio - Bangkok (Nov 28 - Dec 17, 12)

Pagodas and golden temples let us dive into a distant and peaceful world. We are surprised by patient people, discover and enjoy the slowness and experience fascinating professions like sheetgold hammering people & cigar-makers.

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episode 8 - Guangzhou - Beijing (Feb 12 - March 1, 13)

On this part of the journey, China presents its large cities! We travel from Guangzhou to the capitol of Peking, passing Huangyao and Guilin. Impressive limestone mountains characterize the South Chinese landscape. No matter where we go, it seems that there are always 100.000 tourists there before us.

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Episode 9 - Beijing - Busan (March 03 - March 21, 13)

From China to South Korea. We are only allowed a glimpse of the border to North Korea, we have no permission to enter the country. Tense atmosphere on the first part of the stage, which will relax once we have passed Seoul.