Dinesh Basavapatna is a leading iron & steel dealer by profession, but wild life photography has always been his passion, fortunately it paired well with his love for travelling. Along the way he became a freelance journalist writing about his stories in the wilderness and his travels. He is now translating a National Geographic sponsored project, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Paul Salopek’s ‘Out of Eden Walk’ into Kannada, It is an epic journey of 34,000 km across three continents in a span of 7 years by walk. Started on January 10th 2013 at Ethiopia. This project is supported by KNIGHT FOUNDATION & PULITZER CENTER FOR CRISIS REPORTING. Kannada is the only Indian language selected by National Geographic along with Arabic, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Georgian, Hungarian, Polish, French and Hebrew.