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...
Friday, 22 June 2007
Unlikely, but an omen
Saw this late last night, and said: Thomas Coryat. He "named" the umbrella. Story tomorrow...actually: when Cremona stops siesta, which is two days