[dropcap size=small]Y[/dropcap]ou know him for the haunting picture of the Afghan girl, and he tugged at your heartstrings time and again through soulful depictions of the people in conflict zones. And now, award-winning photographer Steve McCurry goes on a different kind of journey to lend unique perspective of the world.

Partnering Vacheron Constantin, the haute horlogerie maison steeped in the culture of exploration since the 18th century, he embarks on a journey staring in February this year, venturing into little-known and sometimes inaccessible sites in 12 locations around the world.

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The 12 locations each symbolise the 12 hour markers on the face of the iconic Overseas World Time collection – a true traveller’s watch with 37 time zones – and also celebrate the spirit of travel celebrated by the maison. In this exclusive preview, we showcased the first six locations of McCurry’s journey, and his insights of the place.