Alex Ross and J.S. Bach: An Outback Roadtrip



In Australia, writer Alex Ross drives from Sydney to Bourke (and back) while listening to nothing but the cantatas of J.S. Bach. He also took photographs along way and created a mini-photo essay of the experience.

In spite of the bliss, he can’t avoid learning about current events.

…I checked into a roadside motel and was shocked to see news of the Japanese earthquake. It looked like the world ending.

Read more: Bach in the outback (The Rest Is Noise)

From Sydney to Bourke, Australia (Google Maps screenshot).


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