Tom Sawyer on the Danube
Pieced together from hundreds of video dispatches from the road, "Tom Sawyer on the Danube" is Xpedition.TV's first original adventure film. It is a collaboration between filmmaker Ric Gibbs and a team of adventurers headed by Jamie Bowlby-Whiting, who try to make their way from England to Asia using only human power - and some pretty unique means of going about it. from Director Ric Gibbs CONFESSION: Much as I admire hardcore explorers for their feats of daring, first ascents and so on, I’ve always had a soft spot of offbeat adventurers. Teams that don’t set out to capture any new records or challenge what humans have achieved, but rather, for the pure joy of doing something differently. Something fresh. Something odd. And they couldn’t care less if we get it. And so it happened, while following up on a short film submitted to our Adventure Film Competition last summer, I found its filmmaker already embarked upon a somewhat mad cap idea to travel over ...
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