October 24, 2014 4:00 AM EDT

Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights work from David Guttenfelder’s last assignment for the Associated Press, shot this summer. The photographs capture a fascinating road trip from the country’s capital Pyongyang to Mount Paektu further north, a place considered to be the birthplace of North Korea’s original revolution.

David Guttenfelder: The Road to Paektu (Associated Press)

Rubén Salgado Escudero: Solar Power in Burma (TIME LightBox) Beautifully lit photographs document how solar energy is changing Burmese lives.

Pietro Paolini: Capturing Ecuador at a Crossroads (CNN Photo blog) Intriguing images of contemporary Ecuador.

A Picture is Worth One Thousand Pounds: The Story of Food Waste (National Geographic PROOF) National Geographic’s photo coordinator Jenna Turner writes about the work that went into producing Robert Clark’s photograph, which portrays how much food an average American family of four wastes in a year.

Anders Petersen (Vogue Italia) The Swedish photographer discusses the philosophy behind his work.

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen, Associate Photo Editor at TIME. Follow him on Twitter @photojournalism.

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