Vincent Buller: I Arrived at Cape Disappointment
Prompted by personal experience, Buller took to travel to the best place in the world to look into the concept of disappointment: Cape Disappointment (USA).
There he got acquainted with two travel companions from the 19th century, to whom the Cape was the endpoint of a yearlong exploratory expedition by request of the president at the time. The similarities and differences between our travels gave rise to thought about measures of success, and how expectations, success and disappointment are related. All this in an environment with breathtaking nature, and towns that were obviously hit by the economic downturn.
The book is designed in a form subtly referencing travel journals from the 19th century, using mostly images rather than text.