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Arriving in New Zealand

The view from the plane at last changed from ocean to the land of New Zealand. The kiwi next to me told me how great a place it was and pro…

Three years traveling in North America, Now going further

On January 12th, 2007 I left my desk job in New York City, by that summer I'd whittled my possessions down to a loaded backpack and beg…

A couple days in Los Angeles before leaving the country

I got to the airport early, after a goodbye hug to my nervous mother I was on my way out of New York. There was a layover for a couple hour…

Northeast For The Holidays with Friends and Family

I got to the Northeast about a week before Christmas, as did my brother. We spent most of time bouncing between Connecticut and New York wi…

Hitchhiking from New Orleans to Orlando, first time back since school days

Shana made one last great breakfast the next morning, then Luke gave me a ride to an on ramp on St Charles. It was a bit of a late start, b…

Out of Texas and Kicking in New Orleans

Kate dropped me off on the east side of Austin the morning, I was making my way to New Orleans. From there I hitched a ride from a guy talk…

The road to Lubbock, then to Austin

I woke up in Flagstaff after having spent a couple nights in town, now I was ready for the road, ready for Texas. I had a cup of coffee wit…

Flagstaff brings Monte Carlo Queen, Flag Brew and Jams

The bus got me from Vegas to Boulder City, that's where I began walking down the road with my thumb out and a cardboard sign that read …

A long trip to a nearby Vegas for a short time

Las Vegas, an all too familiar destination, but this is where my thumb was pointing on an on ramp in Rancho Cucamonga. It was to be the fir…

Thanksgiving with my Brother and Beer

I stepped into my brothers house for the first time in Dana Point, California, fresh out from a good day of interesting rides coming from t…

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