It was the winter of 1992 when Andrea and Guido left for what had to be a different "on the road" journey. What then would become the last "assigned" story by the historic Geographical Magazine Atlante.
In the tradition of the great American trips the classical direction was from east to west, in search of the warmth and freedom of California. Theirs was instead from north to south, on the oldest road in North America, the Route 1, or US Highway 1, which goes from the Canadian border to the end of Florida, Key West, along the entire east coast.
Thirty years later this is the celebration of a way of doing travel reportages that no longer exists, but also of a deeply changed nation.