You think walking from Bristol to Gandhi’s birthplace in India–through the war-torn Afghanistan–is bad enough? Try doing it with no money in your pocket. A 28-year-old British man, Mark Boyle, started his 9000-mile journey on Wednesday with just a few T-shirts, a bandage, sunscreen, a knife and spare pair of sandals.
Boyle is an ex-dotcom businessman who is planning to walk 15-45 miles a day and not touch any money, credit cards or travelers’ cheques the entire time. Why, you ask? To show his faith in humanity and get back to a more communal way of living.
You can follow his journey here.