On His Birthday, Eight Amazing Travel Shots of Ernest Hemingway
So to honor the author of The Sun Also Rises and For Whom the Bell Tolls, let us take a look at Hemingway in his prime, when ultra manly activities in far-flung destinations brought him something a little bit like happiness.
In Spain, with bullfighter Luis Dominguin (at right).
Writing in Idaho, in October 1939. Hemingway didn't like the portrait: "I don't work like this."
A manliness two-fer: Hemingway boxing on Kenyan safari in 1952.
Near Mount Kilimanjaro in September 1952.
Hunting on Venice's Torcello Island, in 1948.
On a hunt at Sun Valley, Idaho in 1940.
The journalist at the Spanish village of Belchite, during the Spanish Civil War, in 1937.
Traveling with U.S. soldiers (Hemingway was a war correspondent) on the way to Normandy for D-Day