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Paul Salopek / Out of Eden

On through Yunnan on the old silk road

Date: January 11, 2022
Approximate GPS Location: (26.36°N, 99.85°E)

From Baoshan, Salopek has worked his way from village to village on old silk road routes through Yunnan’s mountains.

He is now somewhere between Dali and Lijang and has marveled at how little some of the trail seems to have changed over the decades.

Today also marks another massive milestone for the Out of Eden walk. Salopek has now been walking for nine years, clocking up an incredible 7,650 miles.

( 10 ) USER RATING
( 9.9 ) CRITIC RATING

update history

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Salopek on the Doorstep of Mandalay

March 17, 2020 // Out of Eden
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Salopek Takes First Steps Along the Irrawaddy

March 03, 2020 // Out of Eden

Salopek Approaches the Irrawaddy

February 19, 2020 // Out of Eden
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Trekking South, Salopek Heads Towards Mandalay

February 07, 2020 // Out of Eden

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