Paul Salopek discusses his 7-year-long conversation with strangers
Paul Salopek has walked nearly six-thousand kilometres in a trek that is following the migration patterns of our earliest ancestors. It's a journalistic effort that reveals places and people others miss in their haste to meet a deadline. We've been following Paul's journey and check-in for an update.
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The Current23:29Paul Salopek's 7-year-long conversation with strangers around the world
I am engaged, not just in a walk for the next seven, eight, nine years. I'm engaged in a seven, eight, nine year long conversation with total strangers.- Paul Salopek on epic walking journey
Paul Salopek is a Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist and a fellow with National Geographic. Today, he's walking through Azerbaijan with his guide Rufat. He's on an epic walking journey to trace our ancestors' migration out of Africa and across the globe.