A New Series For Glampers: Remote & Refined
Here's something cool: a brand new web series from Men's Journal focused on hunting down the chicest accommodations in the most remote locations. Any visitor to Boutique-Homes.com knows we love cool tents, hip trailers, modern cabins, and other places where chic nomads can "glamp". Remote and Refined is going to follow host Ryan Van Duzer (of the Travel Channel, National Geographic, and CurrentTV) as he makes his way through remote terrain on his way to cool spots all over the world. The first location? Big Sky, Montana.
48h in Sao Paulo, ’09 HD
One weekend in Sao Paulo, it’s short, but enough to do a little clip. Nice city, lots of people, and buildings everywhere!! More 48h videos here.
Drawing Lines In The Sand
The video above shows Jim’s 2009 land drawing in Nevada, captured by filmmaker Peter Hinson. According to Hinson “What really strikes me is that you can't see anything from the ground. I had no idea what the piece looked like until we were aerial. Jim is good at what he does.” See also our first Been-Seen article on Jim Denevan here.
The Longest Way 1.0
Musical score by Kingpinand Zhu Fengbo
One year on foot – 4646km through China unlimited beard & hair growth
Dubai Metro at 474 Miles per Hour
The Dubai Metro was officially opened at 09:09:09 on the 9th of September 2009, by His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
This video shows the journey from Nakheel Harbor and Tower Station, to Rashidiya Station – currently the longest journey that can be taken on the Red line.
This beautiful view of Greenland was filmed at over 33,000 feet above the Greenland Ice Cap. The video was filmed by Kent Wien, an international co-pilot who had a rare opportunity to fly so far north with clear skies below.
Fifty People, One Question
Where would you want to wake up tomorrow? A grand question with so many possibilities. You could choose Paris, or a secluded tropical beach, or maybe even the comfort of your own bed. Fifty People One Question take the intriguing idea of asking a simple question and seeing where it leads. The result is a creative look into how different people think all over the world. This video was filmed on a street in Brooklyn, New York, but the Fifty People One Question group has taken their questions to London. Hopefully they’ll be taking it to other world cities soon.
Le Syndrome du Titanic
Finally, after three years in the making, the movie 'Le Syndrome du Titanic' will open on October 7, 2009. It has been a 'family affair', and we've been watching each step of its progress. Congratulations, you made it!
Actually, Jean Albert wrote the treatment for the movie while staying in the Jungle Suite at Verana. Can't wait for the movie to open in the US. While most of the praise is still only in France, we found one English review here. VL
Los Angeles On Fire
The northeast mountain area of Los Angeles has been on fire since August 26th. Know as The Station Fire, it has since then burned down over 164 square miles of the Angeles National Forest. This is a short time lapse video shot from a balcony near Dodger Stadium showing both the immensity of the fire and the amazing formations the smoke creates. Also take a look at a picture NASA took of the fires from space after the jump.