Esotouric Tour Company is offering a guided bus tour honoring writer and self-described dirty old man Charles Bukowski, whose life of booze, broads, and boring jobs took him to the shadiest parts of Los Angeles.
Customers will enjoy the seedy sights of L.A.s bum- ridden area called Skid Row, and get to hit up some of Bukowskis favorite dubious bars on the tour, which cruises from August 15th-19th.
If this seems sad or scary, thats because its meant to be.
Tour organizer Richard Schave explains: Its Charles Bukowski, so its not going to be a feel good, sugar- coated tour. I hope its depressing.
The celebration of publication and inebriation, as Schave calls it, is open to all, maybe even a bum or two.
Says Schave: We wont bring bums on the bus, but if they have an interest in Bukowskis work, theyre welcome to come.
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