One Year of Backpacking All Around the World In Just Five Minutes

By Jesus Diaz on at

Gizmodo reader Kien Lam just sent me this beautiful video that has made me extremely jealous: a time lapse video of his year backpacking all around the world. 343 days, 17 countries over five continents reduced to just five minutes.

"Last year, I backpacked around the world and made a video to capture the journey. As 2012 begins, I want to share it with people.

I'm always watching the cool videos you and Giz puts up under the Watch This category. I hope this is something that might be interesting to you.

Each of the scene in the video is approximately 2 second and is comprised of between 40-60 shots on average. All together it is over 6200 shots and spans 5 continents."

What a beautiful trip. [Thanks Kien!]