Tana Toraja - The Most Complex Funeral Rituals in the World
Before the 20th century when the Dutch missionaries arrived and converted the secluded Torajan people to Christianity, they practiced Animism, the belief that non-human entities possess a spiritual essence. Despite following other religions, the Torajans still practice their ancient funeral customs which are known to be some of the most elaborate and complex in the world. For these people, a funeral is a great celebration of life, similar to a going-away party, and is an occasion in which the entire family of the deceased, and all the members of the surrounding village take part. I was fortunate enough to take part as well.
Journey to West Papua (The Baliem Valley)
We set off on this trek across West Papua without a map or proper directions, without much water or food, without knowledge of the terrain, without really knowing a lot about the culture, ALONE (no guides or porters). By doing this we had one of the most gratifying & amazing experiences in a land of ancient traditions with warm and welcoming people. This is a short reflection chronicling the journey. CapturedByRob.com
Wandering The Caucasus Mountains
Georgia is a beautiful country located at the intersection between Europe and Asia. Upper Svaneti is a region in northern Georgia which is home to captivating medieval structures and the picturesque Caucasus mountain range. It is also home to Ushguli, the highest village in all of Europe! Follow me on my journey to this majestic land!
Abkhazia: Journey Into a Country that Doesn't Exist
CapturedByRob provides viewers with a short look into the Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of Abkhazia (2015).
CapturedByRob's Backpacking Sabbatical
I left my job in October 2013 and began the journey of a lifetime! I backpacked across the world over a year traveling to more than 20 countries across five continents. It was the best experience of my life! This is a short video chronicling some of my favorite visuals from the sabbatical.
CapturedByRob's Year of Incredible Events (2013)
A short collection of captured visuals of my vacations around the world in 2013. From lounging in the Maldives, to hiking the tallest mountain in South East Asia, to exploring the ancient temples of Egypt, to partying in the former Crimea region of Ukraine, to exploring the dangerous lands of Afghanistan. 2013 was an incredible year for me and I wanted to share my experiences with the world! Thanks for watching!!
Let's Get Rich!
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