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Videos

Greenland, August 2018

Tony digging out grenades, west Greenland

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Tony using a hammer and chisel to knock out so-called grenades, semi-precious stones, out of a large rock after hiking to it in the wilderness of west Greenland, near Kangerlussuaq. On a cold day with little sun on 26th July 2018.

Whales getting closer!

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Despite the noise of the engine, whales breaching can clearly be heard and, hopefully, seen! The sound of humpback whales blowing is magnificent.

Trying to search for wales?

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Trying to search for whales? A slightly unsuccessful beginning with the camera! The following films are better!

Here come the wales!

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Here come the whales! First video with the humpbacks blowing and swimming, some interesting commentary alongside!

Whales, whales, whales!

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Here are the humpbacks in all their glory :)

Boat, plane and whales!

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Boat, plane and whales! The sound of the boat, the majestic silence of the whales and the noise of a plane – all captured in the nature off Ilulissat.

Blowing with the humpbacks!

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More whales and now less sounds, no boat engine and no planes, pure bliss, apart from occasional cameras and slight commentary.


The last whale!

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This is my last video of humpback whales swimming and blowing in waters off Ilulissat, northwest Greenland, a truly magical experience. A reason for anyone to fly to Greenland.

Stavropol, southern Russia, late April 2018

Blind traveler Tony Giles visited Stavropol, Russia

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Filmed by local journalist, Ivan Gorenko.

London Big Bus Tour

WTM Inspires with Tony Giles: How can the travel industry learn from disabled travellers?

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Tony interviewed on a ‘Big Bus’ in London for World Travel Market.

47 metre bungee jump at Sentosa Island, Singapore, June 2018

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Tony undertaking a 47 m bungee jump at Sentosa Island, Singapore on 15th June 2018. This was Tony’s 17th jump! He’s now bungeed on every populated continent in the world.

Traveling the World, Solo and Without Sight

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Here is another short documentary about my travels and the way I live and cope with my blindness. Made for The Big Story, a documentary team, part of CNN online. Filmed 27th February 2018.

Totally blind and severely deaf! Meet Tony Giles – travelling the world! 🌎🌍🌏✨

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A day in a life of travel with Tony and Thor, two world travellers! Sidon, Lebanon, March 2018.

Tony the Traveller being interviewed on BBC Breakfast TV

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Tony being interviewed on BBC Breakfast TV at their Studios in Salford, Manchester.


Interview with ILTV, which is based in Israel. 9th January 2018.

Tony in Jerusalem, BBC Travel Show, part 1

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BBC Travel Show documentary (part 1) featuring Tony in Jerusalem. Broadcast 2nd/3rd December 2017.

Spain and Portugal, December 2017

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Plaza de San Juan de Dios, Cádiz, Andalusia, southern Spain. Taken on 28th December 2017.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony, Tatiana with friends in the small city of Seixal, south, across the Rio Tejo from Lisbon. Taken New Years Eve, 31st December 2017.

Israel, November 2017

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Taken at the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret), Tiberias, north Israel. 24th November 2017.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony at David Waterfall and the David River, Ein Gedi National Park, Ein Gedi, South Israel. Taken on Monday 13th November 2017.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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More footage of Tony at David Waterfall.

Palestinian Territory, November 2017

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony floating in the Dead Sea near Jericho, West Bank, Palestinian Territory. Taken by Tony’s couch surfing host, Khader, a local from Bethlehem who Tony stayed with. Taken on Wednesday 8th November 2017.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony in the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territory, Tuesday 7th November. Christian Priests chanting in a ceremony – amazing!

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony in the dark at Add’s apartment. Couchsurfed here for one night.

Jerusalem, Israel, November 2017

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony at Damascus Gate, the north entrance to the old city.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Church bells ringing and Tony with other tourists inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Christian Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City. Taken on 1st November 2017.

Jordan, October 2017


Fascinating interview with Tony on the Inspire More video blog. View the original Facebook post here.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony in a jeep, part of a tour at Wadi Rum desert camp. Impressive views of the surrounding desert scenery. Wadi Rum is a protected area in south Jordan. 21st October 2017.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony on a camel at Wadi Rum desert camp. Desert rock formations. Whistle of the wind in the microphone. Afternoon of 20th October.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony at Petra. View across the site. 22nd October 2017.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony walking along the Siq at Petra. Bustling with people. The Siq is a two kilometre long canyon that slopes and turns and twists downhill into the heart of Petra with the treasury situated at the end.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Tony at Petra near to the beginning of the Siq. View of rocky slopes leading up to cliffs with cave rooms.

Tony Giles, blind author-traveller

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Man directing Tony into the Siq. View of the Siq’s inner entrance.

Slovakia, September 2017

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Tony, Tatiana at the Music Fountain in the centre of Hlavna Ulica (Main Street), Kosice, eastern Slovakia, 19th September 2017.

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Again at the Music Fountain in Kosice. More music can be heard in this clip!

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Tony with Tatiana again near to the Music Fountain, 20th September 2017.

Hungary, September 2017

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Tony, Tatiana at Jet Fountain in the main street of Szekesfehervar, south-west Hungary, 14th September 2017. Jets of water shoot up from the ground at several intervals.

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Danubious Fountain, Elizabeth Square, central Pest, Budapest. Large odd shaped bowl fountain with three female figures representing the three main rivers in Budapest, but not the Danube! Friday, 8th September 2017.

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Another video of the Danubious Fountain. View of Ferris wheel in Elizabeth Square behind.