For months I have been staring at Google Maps trying to comprehend the scope of this adventure. I would tell people that I was going to be riding to Argentina and they would say “oh so you’re going to ship your motorcycle there.” Not exactly.
I wanted to come up with a unique way to share what this journey would be like so friends (and myself) could see the scope of it. I decided this project was the perfect excuse to take a break from researching on my computer and working on the motorcycle.
Using a National Geographic map of the Americas, a pencil, marker, art paper, and a camera, I made this stop-motion video. A few hundred photographs, a 1950s Mexican cowboy song, and a bit of editing work later, here’s the finished piece.