What do the names, Nemo, Neptune, Nautilus, Poseidon, Cousteau, First Sea Lord Nelson and Sea-Dweller all have in common. The sea.
Hemingway loved his boat, the Pilar. I think I can say he spent about as much time on it as in his villa in Cuba, Finca Vigia. Where he wrote the amazing books Islands in the Stream and the Old Man and the Sea. But it was on the Pilar that the real life action really happened, going far out to sea to hunt Marlin and Tuna, and other big game fish. The Pilar provided the inspiration. She fed his imagination deeply and generously. Continue reading “From Atlantis with Love * A Tribute to the Rolex Sea-Dweller” »