Getting Kicks on Route 66

Posted by rogueginger on September 1, 2014
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    Back in July 2014, I needed a project. Not just to practice and hone my photography skills, but also on a personal level I simply needed a break from the life I was in. Using photography as my reasoning for doing so, I needed something grand to really sink my photographic teeth into. I had always had a passion for Americana… the classic cars, diners and motels, the open road. Most importantly, I wanted an adventure while I was still young and brave enough to take one.

    The idea was simple – drive Route 66 with a ‘small’ detour to the Salt Flats at Bonneville.

    I hired a Mustang and hit the open road, driving from Chicago all the way to Santa Monica. My one condition to myself was simple – drive as much of the original Route 66 as possible, as lots of it has been replaced and renewed over the years, bypassing many of the old attractions on route.

Andy was the photographer at our wedding, from start to finish he was very professional.

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