A hitch-hiker, thumbing his way through the desert at night, gets a lift from a man in a van. It is not gonna be a quiet ride. The driver behind the wheel is an aging genius, who might be half-way from L.A. to Phoenix and making good time, but he's also half-way into a nervous breakdown.
Brião Ipanema lives and works in a hostel in Rio de Janeiro. His writings explore the ways and reasons people travel. The stories available here are products of fiction, inspired by the fantastically complex backpackers who pass through his place.