Durante mis viajes, por alguna razón, siempre he tomado fotos y videos, cuando llevo mi BMX, trato de hacer un edit de BMX, ahora que organizo mis video me doy cuenta de que he recopilado cosas muy interesantes, una especie de “Documentales”.
Camilo J. Chaves en Austria, Eslovaquia y Hungría. Agosto 2014...
|Oslo, norway||Oslo, Noruega|
|Stockholm, Sweden||Estocolmo, Suecia|
|15 countries video||Curazao|
|Colombia, year 2000||Colombia|
|30 days in Japan||Japón|
|Moscow, Russia||Moscú, Rusia|
|Song contest in China||China|| |
Okey, so attending a Chinese show looks normal, but it isnt, this schools is a "Vocational school" not a university, it is said to be a place you go when you dont have money or merits to enter the university, so humble people go there, then you see them in the daily life, and they stop looking like a mass group of Chinese but as a lot of single individuals.
If you watch the home video I took you will see their individual faces and the contrast it makes with looking at them from far.
What I mean if people usually refers to Chinese as that, Chinese this, Chinese that.. but when you get to know some of them, when they even become your friends, you start noticing they are just like me, people with dreams, hope, suffering, happiness, jokes, etc. The cultural differences are enormous, sometimes I complain, criticize or dont understand the culture, but it all makes ME the alien one, not them. All this traveling is good for learning, comparing, improving and changing prejudges.
Anyway, the show was great. I didn't understand who won, also, there was a Japanese rising sun propaganda poster in the end, would like to know what is says, Chinese dont forget what they did during WW2, but they look to be very friendly to think in a aggressive way, unless somebody organize them as good as they were in this song contest...
|Israel and Egypt 2008||Israel|| |
Camilo J. Chaves es un BMXer Colombiano.
Camilo J. Chaves is a Colombian BMXer.
Thanks to / Gracias a:
|Mongolian Border||501 Xian Dao, Zhengxiangbai Qi |
Mongolia Interior, China
We took a bus from China to Mongolia, in the border, I had to issue a Visa because Colombia is one of the few countries that need it. In the queue, I talked to some outer-Mongolian women.
|2 moths in Peru||Perú|
|Egypt, 2008||Darb Al Arbaein, Qesm Al Wahat Ad Dakhlah |
Desierto del Sur, Egipto
|Volunteering Philippines||Bantayan Island, Philippines|| |
In November 2013, the biggest typhoon in modern history hit The Philippines, 7000 people died and many lost their homes. I went to Bantayan island on January 2014 to help YPDR ONG rebuild the islands insfrastructure, I found 24 foundation ONG too and many happy local people. This short clip shows some of the work we did there.
|London||Londres, Reino Unido|
|a Bad Vietnam||Vietnam|| |
|Ski in Poland||Zakopane, Polonia|| |
|Nicaragua 2015||Nicaragua|| |
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|BMX in Mexico||Mexico City |
Federal District, Mexico
|Barcelona BMX||Barcelona, Spain|
|El Salvador||El Salvador|| |
En Marzo de 2017 hice un viaje de BMX que considero épico a Kosovo. Soy oficialmente el primer y único rider BMX en Kosovo y más aún el primer Colombiano en documentar Kosovo. Mas detalles del viaje en http://acolombiantraveler.com
Along all the rips, for any reason I have always taken pictures and filming clips, when riding BMX I have tried to make edits. Now when I put all that together, I realized there is an interesting set of ‘documentaries’ all around. Enjoy.