September 17, 2012
Filipe Leite, who is filming his own documentary on a two year horseback trip from Canada to Brazil, is stopped in Craig for about a week while his horses rest. Riding through 12 countries, Leite is sharing his story through modern mediums such as Twitter, Instagram and an online web series.
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Filipe Leite grew up hearing the story of Aime Tschiffely, who in 1925 rode 10,000 miles from Buenos Aires to New York City on two horses. Now, Leite is taking that story and making it his own modern day version, committing to a two-year journey on horseback, through 12 countries across North, South and Central America.