2,300 years ago Alexander The Great became the first European to rule the East. In 334BC he discovered a highly developed civilization along the banks of the mighty Oxus River. Shot on location in inaccessible, dangerous and war ravaged areas, this six part series follows Australian photojournalist and director David Adams on an epic 7000km journey from Greece to the borders of China to follow the trail of Alexander The Great.
Dr Maya Angelou, the well respected author and civil rights activist speaks so eloquently in this video about the true power of love.
She passed a couple of days ago, May 28, 2014. Read more about this amazing woman.
Camel fights Navroz (Spring Festival) Tournament, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
Great news for those adventurers in North America. Our most recent 6 part documentary, Alexander’s Lost World, is now showing in the US through American Public Television.
The DVD set of the series is also available, only to North America Region 1 through – Amazon; Barnes & Noble and Acorn.
Journeys to the ends of the Earth
Journeys to the Ends of the Earth – Screens on Foxtel History Channel – Australia & NZ every Tuesday at 730pm and Sunday 830pm right through February, March and April. Originally commissioned by the Discovery Channel, this 13 part series was driven by the motto, “If Marco Polo were alive today, where would he go?”
For those of you who live elsewhere remember you can see “ Journeys” online, anytime when you join David Adams Films.
Skateistan is an innovative, non profit organisation set up by an Australian. They use skateboarding as a tool for empowering youth, to create new opportunities and the potential for change. They connect youth and education through skateboarding in Afghanistan and Cambodia.
If you haven’t seen it already, check out the new Spitfire Wheels x Skateistan collaboration wheel. A portion of the proceeds from all sales go towards Skateistan’s activities in Afghanistan and Cambodia.
You can help spread the word about Skateistan, their activities and the latest Spitfire wheels! Share the video or post any of the images from our blog on Facebook or Instagram and tag #keepskateistanrolling and @skateistan.
Jimmy Nelson Karo Tribe – Ethiopia
“Before They Pass away”
British photographer Jimmy Nelson has travelled the world for three years, visiting 35 tribes in all five continents, to document their lives and customs before they disappear. His book, “‘Before They Pass Away” is a superb record of a “fast disappearing world”.
As it happens our next adventure is visiting some of the same tribes along the Omo River in Ethiopia, before a controversial dam changes their way of life forever.