Sunday, February 21, 2010

HEMINGWAY ON RIDING A BICYCLE

"It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.  Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle."  

--Ernest Hemingway
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