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Road Trip 2006: Day 1

Road Trip 2006: Day 1

On Saturday, our photographer Ray C. He said goodbye to Seattle and his summer at Amazon.com and drove 850 miles down to Google (in Mountain View, Calif.) to pick up Waseem S. Daher. Feeling lucky, they snapped this picture Sunday afternoon in Google’s academic backyard Stanford University at the start of their long way back to MIT.

The Tech: Any deep thoughts? It’s the beginning of your 3,200-mile journey.

Waseem: Not really. I’m just excited to start. I do have some remorse about the end of the summer, but we’re both antsy to get back to MIT for our senior years. Plus, I’ve never explored the middle of the country before. We’re going to swim in the Great Salt Lake, exit the West through its gateway — St. Louis — and I’m going to a wedding and a funeral in Ohio. So beginnings and endings all around. Is that deep enough?

TT: On your way, could you ambush some interesting people and tell us all about them?

Waseem: We’ll see.