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Cuba: May 2016

Cuba: May 2016

Leaving the Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, my young cab driver listed out loud the American presidents, which he was able to do all the way back to the Nixon Administration – in order.  For him, my new Cuban-born and raised compadre, it was beyond exciting that I was from America, and for that reason he wanted to tell me everything he knew about the U.S. He spoke in stuttering English about politics, baseball, and most enthusiastically- rock n’ roll. Did I like Elvis? Yes. Did I like Chuck Berry? Of course! We were instantly friends, laughing at our commonalities as we drove through the quiet night, zooming down the streets of Cuba, which until that moment had been one of the most mysterious places to me in the world.

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Urban Velo: March 2008

Urban Velo: March 2008

When Ward and I were traveling a lot with Books on Wheels, we kept a blog about our adventures, and got the opportunity to do some writing for print publications. I really enjoyed writing this article for Urban Velo, because the guys behind the magazine were fine with letting us write as we liked, and they were modest with their feedback and editing, so it really felt like we wanted it to feel- like story telling that brings you a long with us on the road. 

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