On the road with six Forrest Gumps

By Simon Rice, The Foreign Desk, The Independent – Tuesday, 12 October 2010 at 3:39 pm

Oklahoma City, OK, USA – “Whether it’s the romanticism created by books like On The Road or the wonder that comes with a trip into the unknown, traveling coast to coast across the United States is a journey with an enduring appeal.

Yet for the Gumpathon team who are journeying from New York to Los Angeles on foot, the romanticism and wonder is understandably fading. Those feelings have been replaced by blisters, soaring temperatures, various time zones, five mountain ranges and a stray dog, and they’re only halfway.”

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