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Bolivia and Peru

The Lands of wind

Mountains, tablelands and wind; a two month long trip through Peru and Bolivia inspired French traveller Baptiste Lanne to make this magnificent short film. 

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“From breathtaking landscapes to vibrant cities, travelling through the jungle and over high mountains. It was a beautiful and inspiring trip to capture the lives and landscapes of Peru and Bolivia.”

Baptiste Lanne

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What is the meaning of the title ‘Lands of Wind’?

“Peru and Bolivia boast many mountains and tablelands. And the wind always blows. Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is probably one of the windiest places I have ever visited. But the title also has a deeper meaning. Wind makes you feel free, as if you are part of something bigger. The wind in your face makes you feel one with the world.”

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What was your goal in making this film?

“I spent two months travelling through Peru and Bolivia. At first I just wanted to take pictures, but once I arrived there I discovered that the sounds and silence are part of the experience and much better captured on video. I ended up making this video so that I could share my experiences with my friends and family back home.”

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What was the most beautiful part of Peru and Bolivia?

“I filmed in so many different places, but I think what I liked most were the people I met wherever I went. But if I have to pick one place, I would say that Machu Picchu in Peru is incredibly beautiful.”

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Would you like to see more of Baptiste’s work?

Check his Instagram account to enjoy his beautiful travel pictures.

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