Photos of Punjab – Salopek Walks Entire World

Walking partner, Rao walks through wild marijuana

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, Paul Salopek is on a nearly decade-long journey to walk around the world. As his path he has chosen humanity’s migration out of Africa some 40,000 years ago. He began his journey in the African Rift Valley of Ethiopia and started walking east once he hit Asia.

Sikh men prepare a meal

Salopek is currently walking through the Punjab region of India with walking partner and nature photographer, Rao. They explore pastoral life, cities like Amritsar and Sikh culture which is predominant in the region.

Motorcyclist rides by a kos minar, a 15-century stone mile-marker placed by Mughal kings. Punjab, India

The Golden Temple – the religious hub for Sikhs

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