Friday, May 2, 2014

CELEBRATING TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY




Rocinante:  the pickup truck and bespoke camper John Steinbeck used for his 10,000-mile trek around the USA with Charley, his French poodle.









While researching the ideal CoW vehicle, I devoured John Steinbeck’s Travels With Charley—the masterwork, and maybe the best road book ever written.  And I realized that every generation laments society’s progress beyond the period in which they’ve lived.