In the Thai capital of Bangkok, also known as the “ Venice of Asia” we will explore the city’s canals and intricate architecture. From the new to the old, uncover Sukhothai, home of the first Thai kingdom founded in the thirteenth century. With age-old temples, currently being stored with the help of Unesco, Sukhothai is home to the famous Wat Sri Sawai, created by the Khmer people before the Thai conquest. We will also experience the gorgeous white-sand beaches of Koh Samui and the southern coast of Thailand. Let your eyes drink in the clear blue skies and water that make Thailand a must see.
WORLD ODYSSEYS, presented by the Istituto Geografico De Agostini, is a resource rich in cultural and geographical information. We journey through great natural landscapes and see the places where art and history have left their marks. Through these adventures, we explore the history and archaeology of the fascinating cultures of these distant lands. We'll be in touch with the people living there. We'll hear the sounds of their lives and traditions, of their festivals and folklore. We'll discover their arts and crafts, and reveal their legends and secrets.
It took two years and several camera crews to complete the production of this outstanding series. For each episode, the Steadycam, the Wescam Helicopter camera stabilizing system, and other state-of-the-art equipment was employed to achieve the high production values required by the Instituto Geografico De Agostini. At the beginning of each sequence, WORLD ODYSSEYS helps the viewer become oriented to the region using maps and computer graphics. These elements, combined with truly unique and exciting editing create the arresting visual style of WORLD ODYSSEYS.