Sofia Talvik: "Drivin' & Dreaming" BOOK & LIVE ALBUM

A project in Orlando, FL by Sofia Talvik

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Experience 16 months, 37 states and 250 gigs on the road. Photos and stories. Let the book and music inspire your own adventure!
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Funded: $8,433 of $3,000
Dates: Jun 3rd -> Aug 2nd (60 days)
Project By: Sofia Talvik
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Latest News

Three days left!

July 29th - via:
Omg! Time flies when you're working like crazy :) I just got the book back from a dear friend that have proof read the whole thing so now I'm just making the final adjustments before sending it off to the printers. I need you to check that you have... (Read More)

Last week!!

July 21st - via:
Dear Friends! I'm nearing the end of my book. In fact, I've already written everything that is going to be in there ( … I think ... I keep remembering new funny stories all the time). Now I'll have to do the less fun work of proof reading and... (Read More)

Pages, a lot of pages!

July 12th - via:
I'm currently on page 277 in the book and only two states left to write about! Just finished designing the pages for California in my book! All 19 of them. That makes it one of the biggest state chapters in the book! I'm guessing the finished book... (Read More)

Some pages

June 28th - via:
Here's some sample pages that I've done today. You can also flip through them like a book here:  (Read More)

Longest drive ever

June 16th - via:
I've been writing about Nebraska today! Nebraska and West Texas were the longest stretch of straight road I've ever seen in the US. Driving trough the same landscape on a straight road for hours and hours can either drive you crazy or inspire to new... (Read More)

160 pages done

June 14th - via:
I've already created 160 pages in the book and we are mixing and mastering away on the live album, Things are running smoothly right now! Sometimes I just have to take a break and play some guitar. I was playing this great song as a cover sometimes... (Read More)

Top quality

June 12th - via:
We have just started to mix and mastering the live album. It sounds amazing. Take a listen!  (Read More)

Tour route

June 11th - via:
I just made this map over the whole "Drivin' & Dreaming"  tour route. This is how far I traveled during my year and a half long tour. Ps. I'll do an update with all the numbers of how much gas and how many miles I put on the old tour RV later :)... (Read More)

Kickstart the week

June 10th - via:
Fruitless Pursuits, a pop-culture blog covering movies, television, comics, toys, art, music and our collective creative endeavours, just published this great interview with me about my tour, my new book and my Kickstarter project that turned out... (Read More)

Howdy Sheriff!

June 8th - via:
I just got of the phone (Skype) with my adoptive parents Elaine and Ranger Bob in Austin Texas. Ranger Bob is a honorary ranger and was my bodyguard during the SxSW festival in Austin. Bob also saved us when the RV broke down in Austin and wanted to... (Read More)

Beautiful Scenery

June 7th - via:
Sometimes I'm just amazed of how beautiful places I've played during the "Drivin' & Dreaming" tour. Check out this picture from when I played a vineyard in the mountains of Virginia. It's not everyday you get to play outside in scenic locations.... (Read More)

Pages being produced

June 5th - via:
So I've started producing pages and I'm having so much fun going through all the material. It's just amazing how much memories and stories that I have from the tour. Right now I'm on page 80 something and I've only covered Florida, Georgia, South... (Read More)

Gator done!

June 3rd - via:
Haha, I just wanted to share this hilarious video with you all. It's from Gator Park in the Everglades down in Florida. Me and Jonas had just parked the RV at their campground when we met this crazy guy. It turns out he's the chef at the restaurant.... (Read More)

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