THE LAST TOURIST - After Thomas Coryat (1577–1617)
Robin Hunt walked across some of Europe in the spring and summer 2007. In 2010 and 2011 he returned to finish the route, the poor man's Grand Tour: here's travel, cities, the country, art, love, literature, mirrors and printing presses. The Old Europe of 1608, the confused New Europe and much in between. The End (of the writing) is in sight...
Thursday, 14 June 2007
I am five posts behind, but here is a vision of the first Italian city, Turin. Just five minutes of first things. There is still Rousseau, Trompe L'oeuil, Dukes of Savoy, Hazard, Mont Cenis...The Age of No Wireless Anxiety.