Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Onderweg/ The German Border/1952 Mercedes Benz 220 Convertible

Guido Goluk, Jack Kerouac's Dutch translator, on his way back from this summer's bike trip in Kyrgyzstan:

"love that Walt Whitman re-appearance. For your collection: a sleek Benz I saw at a filling station near the German border. And the ubiquitous Russian workhorse, this time a milk truck converted into a mobile watering can in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek"--GG

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