Monks, Rock Gardens and Bamboo Drifting All Over the Place


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Monks, Rock Gardens and Bamboo Drifting

Ed Petrie and his friends get a sneak peek into the life of a monk in Laos, explore a 40-acre fantasy rock garden in India, and more.


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All Over The Place Asia.

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Are you ready for an amazing

adventure?

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Then join Ed Petrie...

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THEY COUGH

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..and his CBBC mates...

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Wow!

On a bonkers and brilliant

journey around...

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Asia. Asia! Asia!

It's going to be epic!

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That's amazing.

We'll take part

in some of Asia's

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most spectacular and crazy events.

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Like bamboo drifting in China.

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Actually, I can't wait.

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Whoa.

Whoa!

That's how you celebrate

in style.

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So, are you ready to go?

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# All Over the Place

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# All Over the Place

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# North, South, East, West

on a bizarre quest

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# Me and my mates

All Over the Place

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# It's true what you've heard,

everything is absurd.

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# Whatever we do is strange

but true

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# All Over the Place

All Over the Place

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# There's stuff to do in Asia

that is totally ace and it turns up

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# All Over the Place. #

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All right, Rich?

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What are you doing?

The script says

we're off to meet some monkeys

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and give them some food.

Hang on.

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"Ed and Rich visit the ancient

temples of Luang Prabang

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"and offer the Buddhist monks..."

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That's monks. "..some food."

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What? What are the monks going

to do with all these bananas?

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"Ed and Rich will pass the monks

rice..." That's rice.

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"..at a special service known

as alms."

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Give me that.

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The script also says,

Rich walks into shot with a bunch

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of bananas because he thinks

he's off to feed monkeys,

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resulting in a hilarious

misunderstanding between Ed

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and himself, therefore explaining

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what is actually going to happen

in the film. Ha!

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Ha. So it does.

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Hang on.

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Er... Does anyone know

what's happening next?

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Luckily, I do, Ed.

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You two are about to get

a sneak peek

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into the life of a Buddhist monk.

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Here in Laos, most schoolboys spend

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a year studying this way of life

and it's not easy.

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During this time, they give up

most of their possessions,

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so they rely on offerings of food

and gifts from locals and tourists.

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Ed and Rich are up before sunrise

to hand out some breakfast.

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Ed and Rich are up before sunrise

to hand out some breakfast.

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When the monks reach us, we're going

to give them rice from our bowls.

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Don't worry, I washed my hands.

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Also, everyone is kneeling because

we have to be lower than the monks.

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It's a sign of respect.

Even when we're kneeling,

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we're still probably taller,

but we'll do our best.

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The most common offering is sticky

rice,

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but people offer fruit,

water, even cake.

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I'm hoping that they like tomato

ketchup flavoured crisps.

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Ed and Rich are whispering because

the monks have taken a vow

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of silence, which means they don't

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talk between four and seven

in the morning.

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Here they come. Here they come.

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I felt really sorry for the ones

I couldn't give rice to.

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I kept missing out. Some of them

didn't get crisps either.

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You were just kind of doing

basketball shots

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to try and get it in there.

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Oh, no, there's more monks coming.

I've got no more rice.

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I'm running out of crisps.

What do you want from me, monks?

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It's never-ending monks.

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My knees hurt a bit.

I'm exhausted.

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Look how many baskets

we've got through.

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That was really intense.

There were a lot of monks.

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I've had a work-out.

I know.

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RICHARD SIGHS

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The irony is, we haven't had any

breakfast.

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That's true. Shall we get some?

Oh, dead leg.

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My knees!

I need your hand.

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Once the monks have collected

their alms,

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it's back to their temples

for breakfast, but remember,

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it's not 7am yet so be sure to

stick to the vow of silence.

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MUSIC PLAYS

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Ssh.

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METALLIC CLATTER

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METALLIC CLATTER

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ED MOUTHS

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PHONE VIBRATES

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ED LAUGHS

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ED MOUTHS

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Ahh-ahhh!

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Ah-choo!

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RICHARD COUGHS

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Right, that's it, you can't keep

quiet for one minute, can you?

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Ssh.

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ED TUTS

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Sang-Dao, can we talk to you now?

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TRANSLATION:

Yeah, yeah, you can, yeah.

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Oh, right, so after breakfast,

you're allowed to talk?

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Yeah.

So what do you do

for the rest of the day?

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Well, I go to school and then

for the rest of the day,

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we've got workshops, including

carving, stonework, painting,

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as well as cleaning chores

like sweeping.

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Then do you get to have playtime,

play computer games, watch TV?

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No, there's no TV in the temple,

mate,

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and we're not allowed to watch

movies.

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I think I saw a monk with a mobile

phone earlier

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or was he being naughty?

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I've got a mobile phone so

I can call home

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and speak to my friends when I want.

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You know, text them and that.

21st-century monk.

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It looks like you're very busy

with all the sweeping.

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Can we help you out?

That would be great.

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Maybe you could help me sweep.

Over here.

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Nice one, Ed, now we have to do some

sweeping.

It's good karma.

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You know, it's amazing,

seeing these monks accepting help

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from others and giving back and

having so few possessions

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of their own and leading such

a timeless and ancient way of life.

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PHONE RINGS

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Aw, I bet that's his mum.

I wonder what contract he's on.

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I don't suppose he's using many

minutes between four and seven.

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No.

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Hello, muggle. I'm Professor Snipe.

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I'm in Chandigarh to build

an army of magical creatures,

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an army made of...

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..marvellous monkeys...

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..massive moo cows...

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..and dynamic dancers.

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Every magical army needs dancers.

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Also, I just fancied a holiday.

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Haven't had one in years.

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I even bought some new clothes.

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Everything you see here is rubbish,

or rather,

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made out of recycled rubbish,

like broken dishes or rubble.

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This incredible fantasyland

was one man's dream.

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Mr Nek Chand.

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He started this rock garden

in secret in 1958,

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but now his son carries

on the work.

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Anuj, what was the most unusual

material that you used?

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TRANSLATION:

The most unusual

materials used were human hair,

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bird feathers and old-style

light bulb fittings.

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What happened when this chamber

of secrets was discovered?

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1975 it was discovered and most

people were really happy about it

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and asked my father to carry on.

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This made him very happy of course

and I played here as a child

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so I was essentially very happy too.

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Thank you for your time. I know

you're a busy man so, Snipey,

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are you going to show me around

then?

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I'm not a tour bus, you know.

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Come on.

All right, then.

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Let's play Professor Snipe's

Totally Rubbish Quiz.

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Question one.

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Nek Chand started his rock garden

in 1958

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but to keep it secret, did he A -

only work at night

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or B - wear a cloak of invisibility?

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A - work at night?

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Correct.

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Why didn't he just wear

an invisibility cloak

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like a normal person?

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Because the rock garden

was built in secret,

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there were some people who wanted to

demolish it when they found out.

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What stopped them?

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Was it A - a force

of positive public opinion

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or B - a magical persuasion potion?

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I'm going to go for A again,

because as we found out,

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loads of people absolutely

love this place.

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Correct. A potion would have been

simpler, but what do I know?

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HE MOUTHS

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This rock garden is famous all over

India and even the world,

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but how was it honoured in 1983?

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A - the postal service

issued a rock garden stamp.

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Or B - Nek Chand was given

a magical,

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self-sweeping broomstick to help

keep the place tidy?

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I'm going to stick with A and go

for rock garden stamp.

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Unfortunately, you are correct.

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Which means you get a prize.

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Oh, yes, bring it on, what do I get?

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I'm going to turn you into stone

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so you can stay here forever

and always.

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No, I don't like this place

that much.

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I want to change all my answers

to B.

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Well, that was fun.

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Who's for ice cream?

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Mongolia. Erdene Soum.

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Sorry, Ed, am I a bit late?

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Only by about 800 years.

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You what?

Just put this on.

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And follow me.

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# 13th century

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# Spend a day back in time with me

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# 13th century

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# This park shows how it used to be

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# Not far from the small town

of Erdene Soum

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# Is this tourist attraction

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# So pop on that Mongolian costume

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# For 13th century action.

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# Six different camps show how they

lived in times of Genghis Khan

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# Let the guard check your tickets

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# There's no cause for alarm

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# 13th century

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# Whoa, whoa

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# So much ancient culture to see

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# Oh, yeah

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# 13th century

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# Yeah, yeah

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# Looks so realistic to me

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# Here at the craftsman camp

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# You will see traditional

things being made

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# From weapons to tools

and jewellery

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# I can learn the tricks

of the trade

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# The education camp is next,

try some calligraphy

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# Fancy a go? Remember, they wrote

top to bottom, see?

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# 13th century

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# Oh, yeah.

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# Unique culture of literacy

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# Oooh-oooh

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# 13th century

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# Yeah, yeah

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# That's upside down, if you ask me

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# Want the life of a herder?

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# Well, this is where the work

with camels goes on

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# These Bactrian camels

are pretty rare

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# With two humps

for the price of one

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# The shaman's camp learn of worship

and have your fortune told

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# I can tell your future

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# Yes?

You're going to get old

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# 13th century

13th century

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# The king's palace

I've got to see

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# Oh, yeah

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# 13th century

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# Oh, yeah

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# We can feast

like a king and queen

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# The 24 poles represent

the Mongolian Empire

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# But what's that interesting aroma?

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# They put camel dung on the fire

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# 13th century

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# Ooh-ooh

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# There's no place

that I'd rather be

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# No place I'd rather be

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# 13th century

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# Oh, yeah.

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# It happened long before

you and me. #

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Where is Ricky? I'm supposed to be

meeting him at this water puppet

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theatre in the city of Hanoi

in Vietnam.

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You all right there, Ed Petrie dish?

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All right, Hacker, what are you

doing here?

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Well, I just thought as you're

sitting at the puppet theatre,

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I'd come along and give you

some advice, Cocker.

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Oi, you're not the real Hacker.

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You?

Hi, Ed, I just thought,

you know,

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you'd find this funny because

Hacker's a...

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Dog. Talking dog, yeah, I know,

I'm not an idiot.

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Ed, come back, don't you want to

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know how I did the voices while

wearing a snorkel?

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Oh, Ricky, everyone knows you

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shouldn't speak with

your mouth full.

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Now, pay attention because

Ed is right about one thing.

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This is a puppet show in water.

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The Thang Long Theatre

has been performing

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for audiences in Hanoi since 1990,

but Vietnamese water puppetry

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is over 1,000 years old.

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We need two puppet pros to educate

these two muppet pros!

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DEEP VOICE: Ed and Ricky,

you have 43 seconds to find out

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as much as you can about water

puppetry.

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Ed, you have Binh Minh, who knows

all about the theatre.

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Ricky, you will have Thu Huyen,

who looks after the puppets.

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The one who finds out the most

facts is the winner.

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The one who finds out the most

facts is the winner.

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VOICEOVER IMITATES WRESTLING CHANT

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Xin chao.

Xin chao.

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So what are the puppets made of?

TRANSLATION:

They're made of wood.

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Where do the puppeteers go?

Under the water?

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TRANSLATION:

Well, the puppeteers

are behind the curtains.

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All the puppets are stored there.

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They're in the water

up to their waist.

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So, how do you control them?

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We use sticks and strings

to control them.

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Where is the best place

to sit to watch the show?

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Well, you get the best view of the

performance from the front row down

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there, but there's a chance you

might get wet when you sit there.

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A very small chance, not much,

but there's a chance.

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How many puppeteers can act at one

time?

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Ten people can be in the water

and puppeteer at the same time.

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Quite a lot. It might be quite busy

down there.

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Oh.

The person who found out

the most facts is...

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Ricky.

Yes!

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And your reward is getting your feet

wet backstage

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with some pro-puppeteers.

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Time to get kitted out

with some water-tight gear.

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What's the water like?

Actually, my waders are leaking.

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Seriously?

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Whoa. No way. Hey, dude.

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Oh-ho-ho! That is sweet.

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DEEP VOICE: Puppet one - The Dragon.

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I've got a little pulley stick here.

You pull that back.

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And then as you come up...

Wah!

..it squirts out.

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Is it easy to manoeuvre?

Yeah, it's really, really easy.

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It's not really easy at all.

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Puppet two - Funny Hair Man.

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I control the hip swing and these

guys have the separate arms.

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Then his face. I'm guessing he's

just a free spirit.

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THEY HUM

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This guy could clear the dance floor

in about three seconds.

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Ricky, your puppeteering is utterly

life-like.

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Puppet three - Backstroke Man.

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This one is so tricky, because you

have to use two separate poles.

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One for his hips, moving him up and

down and the other one rotating the

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arms so he's got a nice swimming

motion.

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It is quite splashy.

He swims a bit like you, Ed.

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He's got better backstroke,

actually.

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Yeah, this is really easy.

This is one of the best ones yet.

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These guys have got years of

experience. You've been doing it for

about a half an hour.

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Have you mastered it?

Yeah, man,

I've totally mastered this.

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I think it's time for the big

performance.

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Thu Huyen and Ricky Martin star

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in an All Over the Place puppetry

production.

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On televisions now.

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Big Fish wants to be a bird.

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He tries to fly and the man,

with his basket, is like,

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"Hey, check out my basket, fish."

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The fish is like, "I don't care

about your basket,

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"I want to be a bird."

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He's like, "I can't really be a bird

because I'm a fish."

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So, I'm going to go home and watch

something on TV.

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The swimmer went for a swim one day

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but he could only keep his bum

in the air

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and his arms weren't very good.

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Right, Ricky is definitely

puppeteering that swimmer!

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So he asked the snake, "Hey, snake."

And the snake was like, "Hiss."

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Exactly. And then he didn't really

learn anything

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from what the snake said,

but he tried to mimic his movement

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and from then on,

he was known as Mr Snaky Swim.

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I think this is genuinely the worst

piece of theatre I've ever seen.

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Now it's time for the grand finale.

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The tale of the two dragons.

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Once upon a time,

there was two supercool dragons

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and the supercool dragons

wanted to start a band,

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but unfortunately, when they went

out, they caught a cold

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and it gave them a really bad

sneeze.

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Time to squirt the audience.

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Oi, oi, oi!

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Clear off, you pesky dragons!

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And then they thought,

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"This is a great name for our band,

Pesky Dragons."

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Nice outfits!

Thanks, man.

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The thing about these waders is,

they just keep the water in,

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not the water out.

Knowing that you

were that uncomfortable has just

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increased my enjoyment

of the performance 100%.

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Ed, it is so nice to be here

in China, isn't it?

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Standing on the bank of the river.

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One of 22,000 rivers in China.

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Luckily, not the biggest.

No, that's the Yangtze.

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Because we've been given a bamboo

pole for today's main event.

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Yeah.

I've got a horrible feeling

they want us to pole vault

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across the river.

No, it can't be

that, mate, look how wide it is.

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Do you know what it could be?

It could be a javelin event.

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Chuck it and see how far

you can get it.

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GIGGLING

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What's he laughing at?

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It can't be more difficult than

that.

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OK, it's more difficult than that.

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It sure is.

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This is bamboo drifting,

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a traditional skill

in Guizhou Province

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that has become a popular sport.

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In days gone by, the area had a lot

of flooding

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and a lot of bamboo handy,

so they would chop down a big bamboo

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pole and drift on down the river.

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Nowadays they use fiberglass floats.

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They are only about 12 centimetres

in diameter,

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and either compete in straight races

or bust out their gymnastic skills.

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I've got to say, that was absolutely

amazing.

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Who are these guys?

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TRANSLATION:

These are the

championship winning students

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from a national middle school,

and I'm their coach.

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We're going to be learning how to

balance on one of these, like them?

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Oh, yes, you can.

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With practice, and that's going to

happen at the school today.

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This is going to be interesting,

mate.

Actually, I can't wait.

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Oh, I wouldn't be laughing

if I were you, fellas.

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It can take a whole year to learn

to bamboo drift.

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Ed and Barney, you've got the

morning.

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To bamboo drift, you need to have

balance, grace, flexibility

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and be extremely physically fit.

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Ed, you'll be getting trained by

15-year-old ace paddler, Taixian.

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Barney, you'll be getting put

through your paces by the powerful

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Shongyong, also 15.

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This pair are amongst the best

bamboo drifters there are.

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They make it look easy,

but it ain't,

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so don't you lot go trying this at

home.

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First, upper body strength.

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Essential for a bamboo drifter.

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You having a laugh?

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TRANSLATION:

You try it.

What?!

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Not doing as fast as her, am I?

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I think speed is the least of your

worries, Ed.

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OK, Barney, let's give your chest a

work-out.

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How's that?

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Oh, he seems to have got the hang

of these.

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I've got it.

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Or not.

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OK, surely this is a bit easier

for you, Ed.

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Like this?

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TRANSLATION:

Legs apart. That's it.

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Legs apart. Like this, like this.

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Ed, that is truly awe-inspiring,

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I'm heading off to the gym myself

now.

0:23:370:23:41

Shongyong is making this look easy.

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Which it is.

Absolute breeze.

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Oh, yeah, no problem whatsoever.

If you cheat.

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Next up, flexibility, as bamboo

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drifters need to be supple.

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Taixian is going to show Ed

a leg stretch.

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Oh, no.

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TRANSLATION:

You try it.

That one?

Put it up here.

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Ah! Ow!

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Ow, ow.

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Painful, Ed, to watch.

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Next up, balance.

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No surprise that bamboo drifters

need amazing balancing abilities.

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ED SNORTS

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TRANSLATION:

Arms level.

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Or maybe not.

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Taixian is looking like she isn't

sure if Ed will ever make the grade.

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Let's be honest, Barney's no better.

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But as they say in life,

if at first you don't succeed...

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Try something a bit more difficult

like a float that is free to roll on

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the ground?

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TRANSLATION:

Your foot can be at an

angle. At an angle, like this.

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Oh, yes, I'm getting much better

now.

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Oh, yes, yes.

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There won't be someone holding

your float out on the water, Ed.

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Cheers, mate.

Maybe a pole might

help.

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Nope. Nope.

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Ow!

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How do you think I'm doing?

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TRANSLATION:

Not very good,

I'm afraid.

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Luckily for Ed, Barney is finding

this just as impossible.

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TRANSLATION:

Hands wider apart.

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This is the one.

This is not the one.

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You're rubbish?

I'm not good at all.

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There's literally no way I could

stand on one of these in the water.

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What are we going to do?

I don't know.

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It's not the fault of our coaches,

though, cos they are pretty awesome.

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My coach is just off the charts.

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Yeah, well, Taixian is pretty good,

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she can walk to the end and back

and turn around on it.

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It's quite impressive.

Why don't we

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watch our coaches and whosever coach

wins, we win.

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Bring on the coach-off.

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It's basically an excuse for us

being no good at all.

0:25:540:25:57

You're not going to hear any

arguments here, Ed.

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The rules are straightforward.

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Race from the far side of the river

to the near bank.

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First to touch it is the winner.

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Simples. Now, these guys are

experts.

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Expect this to be close.

Let's do this.

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It's the bamboo drifting main event.

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Over to the boys.

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Here we go.

Taixian's pole is

drifting.

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I think that's technique.

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I think she's trying to barge him

out of the way with her pole.

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Get ready.

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Look at that.

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And they're off!

I've got to say,

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my coach looks a bit steady

on the old pole there.

0:26:370:26:40

Good point, Barney.

Shongyong has had a stronger start.

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Come on, Taixian.

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He's creating waves at the front of

his pole.

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Cheating probably, yes.

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No, look at him, he's just stepped

into overdrive. My guy's got it.

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Come on, Taixian.

Shongyong is still in the lead.

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Can Taixian close the gap?

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Look how much strength he's got,

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just to stay balanced and also to

use his arms like that.

0:27:010:27:04

Shongyong is still looking strong.

The gap is widening.

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Can Taixian bring it back?

0:27:080:27:10

Come on, Taixian.

Come on,

Shongyong, you've got this.

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One last big push for the shore.

Can Taixian bring it back?

0:27:130:27:18

Not looking likely.

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WHISTLE BLOWS

0:27:200:27:22

Look at that.

0:27:200:27:22

A real crowd-pleaser from Shongyong.

0:27:220:27:25

He made that look easy.

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Go on, do it. Did you see what he

just did?

0:27:270:27:29

That's how you celebrate in style.

0:27:290:27:30

Not just a winner but he's got his

own move for the win.

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A fairly convincing victory

for Shongyong.

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Let's hear it for the champion.

A huge round of applause please.

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What a legend!

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APPLAUSE

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You've been watching

All Over the Place Asia!

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Ed Petrie and his CBBC mates get a sneak peek into the life of a monk in Laos, explore a 40-acre fantasy rock garden built by one man in India, visit a 13th-century theme park complete with singing bactrian camel in Mongolia, perform a water puppet show in Vietnam and discover one of the world's most difficult water sports, bamboo drifting in China. Ed is joined on this bonkers road trip by Richard David-Caine, Barney Harwood, Chris Johnson, Ricky Martin, Johny Pitts and Ben Shires.