Hit the road, Jack! (part 3)

Two days and two nights alone in the Grand Canyon… Well, most of the time: there was Charlie to watch over me. Montana had given him a call, informing him of my visit. Self-defined as an army brat, Charlie traveled the world as a soldier. He has now been working as a volunteer park ranger for the past year or two. Charlie likes the rides in his white jeep, the company of his dog, J-Lo, and the fantastic view he enjoys from his trailer. He invited me for a beer the afternoon I arrived, and it knocked me down so hard I had to take a nap and didn’t get to take pictures or film this charismatic character. Cheers to you, friend!

Posted Friday, November 19, 2010 in Stories from the road | Add a comment

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  1. Thierry Plas

    Wooookaaaahhhhh !!!! 😉
    So nice, my friend!

    November 19, 2010 at 4:47 pm | Link

  2. Yanko

    Chouettes images !!! Heureux de te voir heureux, bro’! Il Ă©tait temps que tu dĂ©couvres la route han!?Je te souhaite de belles rencontres, avec toi… comme avec d’autres espĂšces du genre humain… Good trip and have a lot of fun!
    See you /Sioux (pas le bon coin peut-ĂȘtre? :))

    November 19, 2010 at 5:53 pm | Link

  3. anthony

    never got to that nolrth face, makes me giddy to see you at the edge.

    November 19, 2010 at 7:48 pm | Link

  4. Elisa Parhad

    A masterpiece–both the film and your travels/life taking place. I love this, Diako. You look so free, as you should be. Your voice reminds me of the narrator of Sans Soleil by Chris Marker, a film that soothed me into another existence. I hope we can see some more soon and that a little someone continues to watch over you through your journey.

    November 20, 2010 at 12:20 am | Link

  5. Trider

    So beautiful…

    November 21, 2010 at 12:29 am | Link

  6. Artanker

    my stomach dropped as you looked over the edge. beautiful depiction of liberation

    November 21, 2010 at 10:46 am | Link

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