In the spirit of Kerouac and Steinbeck, the celebrated travel writer fulfills a childhood fantasy: to drive across his native land The mixed blessing of America is that anyone with a car can go anywhere. The visible expression of our freedom is that we are a country without roadblocks.
Venture on an 11,000-mile odyssey across Eurasia, tag along with a mother and son as they discover Historic Route 66, and get lost in a science writer’s harrowing voyage to the Cretaceous Interior Seaway (also known as Western Kansas).
Image of drive toward Mount Pico in Portugal, by © Marco Bottigelli/Getty Images
A science journalist tours the geological ruins of our planet’s worst mass extinction ... in Western Kansas.
Why take your family to France or Florida when you could pack them into a minivan with a stranger in Morocco? Novelist Michael Chabon explains.
It’s a rather insane premise: drive in a tiny, terrible car, from the U.K. to Mongolia and on into Siberia.