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Routes of Change: a One-Man Journey Around the World Without a Motor

Markus Pukonen is circumnavigating the planet without a motor to raise awareness for the global community and to create positive change.
April 8, 2016, 10am PDT | Teunesha Evertse
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Markus Pukonen is circumnavigating the globe without ever using a motor (i.e., no planes, cars, or motorboats) on a journey that is expected to take more than five years. Instead, Markus is walking, rowing, swimming, kayaking, standup paddleboarding, sailing, running, biking, skiing, skateboarding, velomobiling, walking backwards, pogosticking, and traveling by any other creative means to draw connections among people committed to positive change.

Each leg of the route partners with a local social or environmental organization to build the movement toward a wiser earth through communication and education. Markus is not planning on breaking any records, but he will likely create new ones.

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Published on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Routes of Change
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