Getting a 6×6 kick on Portugal’s Route 66 with a Rolleicord, Yashica and Hasselblad 500C

Getting a 6×6 kick on Portugal’s Route 66 with a Rolleicord, Yashica and Hasselblad 500C

Bobby Troup and his wife Cynthia Hare sang the feeling of crossing one of America’s longest roads, way-way back in 1946 with the line, “Get your kicks, on Route 66.” Later that year Nat King Cole would record the song and contribute to making this dusty road — running more than 2000 miles all the way from Chicago to LA — what it is today: iconic.

Only much later would I get in touch with the song and that open road feeling, specifically while watching Pixar’s Cars with my sons (a 2006 animated movie about the decline and forgetfulness of the once magic and packed road), listening to an incredible long version of Bobby Troup’s tune by Stratocaster virtuoso John Mayer, which I absolutely recommend you listen to.

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Bobby Troup and his wife Cynthia Hare sang the feeling of crossing one of America’s longest roads, way-way back in 1946 with the line, “Get your kicks, on Route 66.” Later that year Nat King Cole would record the song and contribute to making this dusty road — running more than 2000 miles all the way from Chicago to LA — what it is today: iconic.
Only much later would I get in touch with the song and that open road feeling, specifically while watching Pixar’s Cars with my sons (a 2006 animated movie about the decline and forgetfulness of the once magic and packed road), listening to an incredible long version of Bobby Troup’s tune by Stratocaster virtuoso John Mayer, which I absolutely recommend you listen to.
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