Tag: history

Bruny Island Tasmania Guide HD

Rob Pennicott and his artist wife Michaye live an idyllic family life on Bruny Island. Surrounded by nature and a bountiful sea, Bruny appears to be paradise, but as Rob suggests, may not be for everyone. I also discuss the sad history of Truganini, the last full blooded Tasmanian Aborigine. For business enquiries only email […]

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Culture and Historical Sites, World Video Guides

80 Travel videos featuring culture and historical sites from around the world. To see the playlist of all videos, click on playlist link in the top left hand corner of video player.

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Overlander.tv Video Themes

To make it easier to find and view Overlander.tv’s videos, from now on we will not only be dividing videos into sections based on country, but also based on themes. Below are a list of some of the themes we will be using, along with video examples: Video Destination Guides – Videos featuring cities or […]

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A history of online video, a look back at vlogging

Overlander.tv just clocked 11 Million views on youtube! Pretty amazing really. But I suppose not as amazing as youtube’s stats themselves. Last year YouTube had more than 1 trillion views or almost 140 views for every person on Earth! At the moment more than one hour of video is uploaded to YouTube every second! I […]

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Portuguese Settlement of Malacca (Melaka), Malaysia

In 1511 the Portuguese established the first base of European christian trading in Southeast Asia at Malacca in Malaysia. They held a fortress for 130 years until the Dutch captured Melaka in 1641. 500 years later people of Portuguese ancestry still live in Melaka at Ujong Pasir, five km from Malacca City, Malaysia. They are […]

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Manila, Jose Rizal, Rizal Park, Philippines

I meet up with Nelson, a Filipino/Japanese writer who shows me Rizal Park and tells me about national hero, Jose Rizal. Rizal wrote two books which helped inspire to the revolution against the Spanish colonists. I’m going to be off the map for 10 days doing a Vipassana silent meditation. fcp X vibrancy filter

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Rotorua, New Zealand Travel Video Guide

Rotorua represents everything bad about tourism over saturation. When a place just expects the tourists to keep arriving, complacency sets in. In my story, I decided to go back to the origins of why Rotorua became a tourist town, it’s healing mineral waters. Local gym owner Belinda Bennett takes me to a secret location, but […]

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 16

As Mark rests in the ruins of a 11th Century Albergue, he contemplates how many 1,000’s of pilgrims would have walked the camino since the middle ages.

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Camino de Santiago – The Way Film – Part 7

Mark makes it to Pamplona and explains some of the history of the Way of St James. Many believe the camino is on ley lines that mirror the milky way. Mark finds when walking the way, he seems to have more energy.

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Australia Travel and Tour – Outback Tourism Pioneer

[p2p type=”slug” value=”australia-travel-and-tour-alice-springs” text=”Next – Alice Springs”] Paul interviews Peter Severin of Curtin Springs, an outback tourism pioneer. Peter started the first tours to Ayers Rock/Uluru in 1956. He talks about the nomadic Aborigines of the region. [ratings]

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