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4646km through China on foot

Posted May 02 2009 11:31pm

A brilliant time lapse video of what happens to a trekker in China … who does not shave.

Christoph Rehage from Hanover, Germany, is a cinematographer and student of China Studies.

Click PLAY or watch his China video on YouTube.

November 9th 2007 - November 13th 2008

one year on foot - 4646km through China

unlimited beard & hair growth

- All of the distance from Beijing to Ürümqi has been completed solely on foot, straight good old walking. There are instances where you can see me in the video sitting on a plane or riding a boat, but those are during breaks I had to take from walking, either to sort out bureaucracy issues or to take care of some personal things. …

- The songs I used in the video are 1) Zhu Fengbo - “Olive Tree” and 2) The Kingpins - “L’aventurier” - visit the Kingpins website if you want to know more, they are very cool I think.

- This is not a strict “1 pic a day” video, because I wanted to make it a bit more alive by adding some additional movement. Sometimes during the film you would follow me turn around, or something would happen in the background. I tried to capture these moments to make the video more interesting.

more information on his website - The Longest Way

(via vagabondish on Twitter)

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