World peace walkers

LEFT: Buddhist Monk Kanshin Ikeda and Nitin Sonwane.
World peace messengers, Nitin Sonwane from India and Kanshin Ikeda, a Buddhist Monk from Japan, have arrived in Cape Town.

The duo, who are on a world peace tour, arrived in the city after travelling along the Garden Route on Friday December 7.

Yesterday they embarked on a walkabout starting at the Grand Parade to Gatesville.

They will depart for Zimbabwe on Tuesday December 18.

They will then make their way to Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt. 

In the New Year, they will tour London followed by Europe, Middle East and end their journey in Pakistan October 2020.