Program 306a: Germany Faux-Pas; Ferenc Máté's Real Life; Becoming a Road Trip Pilgrim
Release Date: 03-22-2014
Author Ferenc Máté shares the rewards of relying on one another, instead of our gadgets, and filmmaker Dan Austin describes how a low-budget bike journey changed his view of the world — and spurred him to do the same for others. Plus, listeners share teachable moments they encountered while traveling in Germany.
- Ferenc Máté, author of "A Real Life" (W. W. Norton)
- Documentary producer Dan Austin, co-founder of the 88 Bikes Project, and author of "True Fans" (self-published) and "The Road Trip Pilgrim's Guide" (Mountaineers Books)
- Ferenc Máté's website includes links to his books, and a blog with photographs from his latest travels.
- Mate Vineyards includes web orders from its website.
- Ferenc Máté has a biographical entry on Wikipedia.
- Dan Austin authored "The Road Trip Pilgrim's Guide," and also produced a documentary and wrote a book about his original cross-country bike trip, called "True Fans."
- Project Asha is the campaign by 88 Bikes to provide bicycles to girls in Bihar, India.
- The CBS Evening News did a feature story on Dan Austin's 88 Bikes project.