• A unique online learning community to accompany Paul Salopek's epic walk around the world
  • Introducing young people to Paul Salopek's amazing walk and 'slow journalism'
  • Encouraging them to slow down to observe the world around them
  • Connecting them with other young people from around the globe
  • Helping them to situate their own lives within a broader context
  • Exposing them to new cultures and perspectives



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Paul's Walk

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In January 2013, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek set off from Ethiopia on a seven-year walk around the world.

His route retraces the migratory pathways of our ancient human ancestors.

As he walks, Paul writes about what he observes and reflects on where we have come in our unfolding human story.

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Map of the world, showing Paul's path from Ethiopia to South America.

Latest Dispatch From Paul

Paul's Latest Dispatch

Across Asia's Mountain Wall

Jul 17, 2017

After pacing off 6,000 miles of trail out of Africa since 2013, the Out of Eden Walk journey continues. The new compass bearing: across the ... more

Latest Dispatch From Project Zero

Educator's Blog: Walk To Learn

Traversing Worlds: a collaborative video by Out of Eden Learn students and team members

Jul 18, 2017

Out of Eden Learn produces “Glimpses from the Classroom” videos (here’s one of a 5th grade class in Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA, and another of a ... more