Monday, June 29, 2020

“Why a Single Little Spot Makes Driving Across ‘America’ Impossible” (and it actually matters in a major novel)

Darien Gap OSM

RealLifeLore presents “Why a Single Little Spot Makes Driving Across ‘America’ Impossible

That strip is the Darien Gap in Panama, the last 60 miles to the Colombian border, although a Toyota Corolla is said to be able to 4-wheel bushwhack it.

The jungle is rugged and dense and there are sacred lands for indigenous peoples.

Otherwise the stretch would be part of the Pan-American Highway.

The idea of a Pan American highway occurs in Clive Barker’s novel “Imajica” as “The Lenten Way” connecting dominions (with gaps).


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