Monday, April 11, 2016

What I'm Learning From Walking 21,000 Miles Around the World

My intercontinental ramble, called the Out of Eden Walk, is a storytelling project that aims to retrace the footsteps of the first anatomically modern humans who migrated out of Africa back in the Stone Age. I am plodding toward Tierra del Fuego, the last cranny of the continents to be colonized by our species. Along the way I am writing stories and recording images of the people I meet. And one small perk of this 21,000-mile-long stroll is to offhandedly tell a cafĂ© owner in, say, Central Asia, that I’ve just ambled in from Ethiopia. Read more.

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