A selection of highlights from Michael’s journey.
Today I’m going to try to recreate his journey to the trenches and back (without the getting blown up bit) to see what, if anything, is as it was. A good start. The farmhouse at which he was billet...
Once Hemingway had been in a place where he was happy and had worked well, he regarded it in some sense as his property. So, in August 1944, not long after he’d suffered another mangling car accide...
'At noon of Sunday July 6th the festival exploded, there is no other way to describe it.' Hemingway's description in The Sun Also Rises (published as Fiesta in Europe), captures the moment but hard...
Woken, with tea, at twenty past five. Dawn comes like an old television set warming up. Every time I look outside there’s a little more light in the darkness.
Join Michael as he follows in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway with our immersive and interactive map.
Follow retreating armies down dusty Italian roads, feel the heat of Spanish squares, stare up into the wide skies of Castile and sense the cold at night in a pine forest with our gallery of photos from Hemingway Adventure.