In 2007, Jeremy Marie of Caen, France graduated from university, packed his bag and began a journey with the goal of hitchhiking around the world. On March 12, he finally arrived home after 5 years, 5 months and 5 days. In all of the 1,752 vehicles that gave him rides, he never once paid a single cent. Jeremy traveled 180,700 kilometers (112,282 miles) in over 100 countries and used many forms of transportation including boats, tractors, historic cars and camels. [Read more...]
Many kids have dreams of being firemen. Most don’t have dreams of driving a fire engine around the world, but Steve Moore had that dream and just made it a reality. So what is the drive behind a project like this? After his father fell ill with lung cancer, Steve wanted to do something to honor him while trying to fight this terrible disease. As the fire chief of Steve’s home town, his father was proud to learn of the journey while he was still alive and fighting his illness. He passed away before the journey began, but [Read more...]
On October 10, 2010 (10.10.10) across the planet, documentary filmmakers, students, and inspired citizens recorded the human experience over a 24-hour period and contributed their voices to the largest participatory media event in history. This is the trailer of the first week of uploaded footage, capturing the beauty, the tragedy and the unique expressions of life from around the globe. Go to onedayonearth.org for more info and a glimpse at more footage.