The plan: To visit 11 universities covering 5.000 miles and 18 states in three weeks. Visit campuses (campii?), talk to people, see towns, eat the local foods, and get a feeling for the lay of the land. The philosophy: Minimalist, carry only the stuff I can carry in my duffle bag. Not buying any new […]
As my brother Theo would say, I’m a bit of a late bloomer. It wasn’t until my senior year at the American School in London that Soledad Sprackling and Mr. McGovern introduced me to Borges and Hemingway respectively. My mind was blown and I haven’t stopped reading since. Then I went to business school, but […]
Poor Rocinante lived with this screw in the rear tire for weeks and she didn’t complain!
Rocinante is a stock 2006 Harley-Davidson 883. The only mods are the touring seat, backrest, storage rack, color matched side panels and the oil cap with the analog thermometer that my dad gave me. Like the original Rocinante, this one is grey, skinny, a little weathered and not so fast, but she has a huge […]
Inspiraciones: Las aventuras del Caballero de la triste figura (ver 1) Las aventuras de Ernesto Guevara y Alberto Granados (Los diarios de la motocicleta) Los libros de viajes de Miguel de Unamuno Jules Verne, Around the World in Eighty Days Jack Kerouac On The Road y Big Sur Agradecimientos: “Post tenebras lux” Manolo y Pilar […]
In which Antonio and Rocinante tour the South checking out universities with PhD in Spanish Literature programs to apply to.