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Paul Salopek/Out of Eden

Hello Myanmar!

Date: December 23, 2019
Approximate GPS Location: (23.63°N, 94.10°E)

After an epic year and half walking across India, Salopek is finally in another country - Myanmar. He has been plying the Burma Road, crossing many of the WWII British-built bridges through northern Myanmar. Most recently he crossed from Chin Province to the Sagaing Region. His cuisine seems lighter and healthier. He has been sleeping in Buddhist monasteries and seems to have already had three walking partners! The area is just as verdant and tropical as Manipur, India and we even hear gibbons in his 'road construction' video. We also see that he gave a primary school presentation in Khampat.


update history

Salopek Back on His Feet in Yunnan

October 27, 2021 // Out of Eden
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Out of Eden to Resume in China

October 13, 2021 // Out of Eden
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Coup in Myanmar, Salopek Remains in Yangon

February 24, 2021 // Out of Eden
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Snow in Myanmar, Salopek Heads North

July 16, 2020 // Out of Eden



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