Fifth set of American ‘portraits’ featuring interviewees during the USA road-trip(s): second post of the South, dubbed ‘Deep,’ including Atlanta GA, Alabama, Mississippi and Memphis, and Arkansas. The following blurb of text is the same for other posts in this American portraits series, spare yourself the second read and please share! These will serve as … Read more
April 14th We leave the St. Augustine area after lunch with Redrik’s Ma. The adventure (re)begins. Head towards Atlanta, which Redrik has never seen (I saw it during part 1). It’s night out by the time we divert to Athens, a college town. The town’s alive – last summer I visited just after graduation, … Read more
Pictures from Athens and Atlanta, GA (and one from near St. Augustine, FL).
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May 19th – UGA #1 rank party schools Got some insider info about the recruitment process from a sorority girl I met, must preserve her anonymity: 1200 recruits, unsure how many more candidates. I’m guessing about 25-50 different sororities? Recruitment week: One of the exercises consists in talking to a paper plate, in order to … Read more
May 16th, 17th Chattanooga. Have a most unpleasant time here. Remember me mentioning those two hot-dogs in Nashville? Anyway, since yesterday lunchtime in Lynchburg have had stomach cramps, lingering. After truly nice drive through Tennessee’s hills and mountains (coming to southern tip of Appalachians), though I stuck to the highway for various reasons, including gas … Read more