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Along the American ways in Harley-Davidson

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Along the American ways in Harley-Davidson

If you say Harley you think immediately to America, free and wild to enjoy the dream of a journey that has its roots firmly in each of us. Not everyone can boast of owning a two-wheeler borned in Milwaukee, but anyone can have a dream. Moreover the Harley-Davidson in this 110 years has come a long way, and not only in the figurative sense, and given away at many dreams. Founded in 1902, thanks to two people in their twenties – William Harley and Arthur Davidson – who built a prototype of a motorized bicycle in the garage where he lived Davidson, the company gradually grew to become the actual colossus, with branches in every part of the world and perfectly entry the imaginary part of many fans of motorized two-wheelers. Try to think of how many books,...

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Come On In My Kitchen

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Come On In My Kitchen

The American food is commonly regarded as low-level , this does not apply to the States of the South, where the mixing of different ethnic groups has created a culinary culture of a certain thickness. Try to think what might have happened by mixing influences Native American, African, French, Spanish, Anglo-Scots-Irish and Italian. A term might be “Soul Food”, but also Creole, Cajun, Lowcountry and Floribbean, according to the State of origin. Generally the dishes can be considered poor and are based on local products manufactured according to the area. Who is fond of blues will have had the opportunity to hear, read or see how the food is important in popular culture, as well as the “Moonshine”, the liquor made from corn homemade, which is...

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America’s Highway

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America’s Highway

Always a very special charm surrounds and covers stories of some American roads have become even more symbols than gray ribbons of asphalt traveled by any kind of vehicles. Route 66 is perhaps the most famous, with it’s 2400 miles through eight states and three time zones that unites Chicago Illinois with Santa Monica, California, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. A road sung, narrated and filmed, became a symbol of a lifestyle “coast to coast” so dear to the Americans, and not only. In a nutshell: a American myth. The road is the need for Americans to move, make knowledge and experience, sometimes even subversive, in that immensity of U.S. territory by drawing specific lifestyles. Just think at the beat generation...

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Crossroads, Devils and Ghosts of Mississippi

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Crossroads, Devils and Ghosts of Mississippi

A trip with Travel For Fans, the project created by the Rootsway Association of Parma and the Il Blues Magazine, in collaboration with Tour Operator Altrimenti Viaggi, it can give many pleasant surprises, such as revive old legends related to the land where the blues was born, in the heart of Mississippi Delta. Every culture has deep roots, traditionally, special emblems that can wrap around themselves curious stories and mythologies. Many of these emblems are strongly linked with the various religions, throughout history, have been mixed together. As happened in the Southern States of the USA where, due to the importation of human material, to be used as slaves on the plantations, Africa and the Caribbean colonies their original religions, Voodoo in head, were...

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America Through The Cinema Of The Coen Brothers

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America Through The Cinema Of The Coen Brothers

Speaking of cinema is assumed that the emergence of the United States, and for obvious reasons. Obvious, but does not stipulate that the quality of the products is equal to capital expenditure and receipts at the box office. But it’s not all gold that glitters is equally true that since 1894 (the date of the first screenings of Thomas Edison) to date we have been able to benefit from the highest quality products come from overseas. And it is for exactly a century after the creation of cinetofono, and then the film with a lot of sound, taking their first steps as a protagonist Ethan and Joel Coen, two young brothers who will give life to a series of masterpieces of American filmography, telling the America with an eye for character and detail. A movie...

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