An international group of Zen Buddhists, led by Claude Anshin Thomas, front left, stop in Salt Lake City during their walk from New York to San Francisco on a spiritual journey that requires that they take no money or supplies but rely on the kindness of those they encounter for sustenance. Front, from left: Thomas, Jung-hwa Lee, Wiebke Andersen, Ulrike Hailand and Phuong Tran. Back: Nicole Himmelhan, Johannes Vogler, Carlyle Coash, Larry Hamzah Chamberlain and Tobias Klutke. (See story on E2.)