India’s Punjab is the land of the five (Punj) rivers (Aab). It is also the birthplace of Max Kandhola’s family, who historically were landowners with connections to farming, agriculture and the military. Over the last four years, he has visited the region as part of a continuing project to map his family’s history through ancestral narratives, exploring memories, Diaspora and identity. Kandhola’s journey began in Nurnahal, from which his family originated. Using this as a starting point he travelled from the centre of Punjab outwards.