We Americans are used to notion of driving anywhere we want to go.
We’re accustomed to land, lots of land, stretching out over the contours of a gigantic continent. No wilderness will stop us from laying railroad track and pouring new highways to take us where we need to go. Heck, this is the home of the cross-country road trip, isn’t it? And if there is some body of water to traverse, well, we’ll just cross that bridge when we come to it.
So what do you do when there’s no bridge to cross? (more…)