Man travels world to photograph sites on currency

A Pakistani man travelling around the world to photograph buildings, landmarks and locations on various countries’ currencies recently visited Winnipeg’s Canadian Museum for Human Rights, which is featured on the back of Canada’s newest $10 banknote.

Since beginning his travels in 2015, Emaad Paracha – now living in Toronto – has since visited the United States, the United Arab Emirates and Panama.

In Canada, he has also visited Jasper, Alta., where he photographed a scene from the back of the “Frontiers” series $10 note featuring the Canadian train alongside the Canadian Rockies.

Last summer, he also spent two weeks hiking to K2, the world’s second-highest mountain, which is featured on Pakistan’s 50-rupee note.

His adventures are detailed on his website, currencyproject.co.

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