A first version of the movie trailer for a potential documentary of the road-trip. It is indeed set to Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger, the music of the movie Rocky. In the next weeks, I’ll post a few preview pics of the large ooamerica photos before, maybe, hitting the road again… ooamerica.com has now moved … Read more
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
Fourth set of American ‘portraits’ featuring interviewees during the USA road-trip(s): Divided the South in two regions so here’s the ‘Old South’, including Savannah and Athens, Georgia. 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
Short video from Athens, Georgia, asking people about their life philosophies. Music by Portland composer Ian Makau.
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).
Video from Hilton Head, SC, and Savannah area, GA. Many interesting people and encounters, just not possible to fit everyone and everything that was said in one video. Music by famed South Carolinian artist James Brown. Next stop: Miami, Florida!
April 3rd Leave Allendale and drive to Savannah – a place that has oft been recommended to visit. Walk around the town squares and circles, shaded in green, the river walk. Get a call from a friend and team member who is contributing music to the project – he kindly offers that we spend the … Read more
Photos from near Hilton Head, South Carolina, Savannah, Georgia and into northern Florida. Hasn’t been easy to update lately while on the road, more stories, videos and photos soon!
This is the planned (general) itinerary for the second leg of the road-trip, which is coming up shortly! There’s wheel-room for nooks and turns, and a bit of adventure… although the general directions are a bit more determined than the last journey, since I’m really trying to visit the states not yet seen. Feedback welcome, … Read more
Some quick sketches from the road.
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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