Highly Embarrassing Outtakes/Bloopers From Janapar [VIDEO]

If you’ve enjoyed the Janapar deleted scenes series I’ve been running over the last couple of weeks (here’s the first one, in which I faceplant into some concrete), I’ve got a little bonus for you — a comedy “outtakes reel” of the most embarassing footage I wish I’d never given to…

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From The Cutting Room Floor #4: Cycling from Aswan, Egypt, to Wadi Halfa, Sudan [VIDEO]

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/57018858[/vimeo] This scene recounts all the chaos of a classic experience which all who head down Africa’s east route will negotiate: the weekly ferry crossing of Lake Nasser, from Aswan (of Dam fame) in the south of Egypt to the tiny port of Wadi Halfa in northern Sudan.

From The Cutting Room Floor #3: Life On The Road (in 01:52) [VIDEO]

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/57023486[/vimeo] The funny thing about this, the third in the series of deleted scenes (#1 and #2), is that it encapsulates better than anything else the day-to-day camaraderie that occurs between bicycle travellers and the people with whom they come into contact. Demonstrating this today is the inimitable Andy and a…

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From The Cutting Room Floor #2: Quite Interesting Sleeping Arrangements [VIDEO]

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/57024180[/vimeo] The second in this series of Janapar bonus video clips will raise a smile with many cycle-tourists. For some of the best two-wheeled travel tales derive from overnighting under the most unlikely of circumstances.

From The Cutting Room Floor #1: The One Where Tom Puts A Hole In His Face [VIDEO]

One of the tragedies of art is how much perfectly decent stuff is chucked away. The 300 hours of footage I shot for Janapar is a case in point. The finished film is 79 minutes long, so for every minute of footage I shot, another four hours were binned. (Admittedly,…

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