When Christoph Rehage set off walking in the fall of 2007, he also decided to take a photo of himself every day of his journey. The original plan was to walk from Beijing, China to where he lived in Germany, which would have been almost five thousand miles.
His journey, and the video, starts on November 9, 2007, his twenty-sixth birthday. He is freshly-shaven—both on his chin and head. By the time November 13, 2008 rolls around, we’ve seen him grow his hair and beard out to scraggly lengths before getting it all snipped off again.