This is from my first hitchhiking trip where I wasn't hitching alone. Heather and I went from Connecticut to her home in New Orleans. One night we guessed on what the last type of car to pick us up would be, winner gets the first swig of our freshly acquired bottle.
Dr. Bronners soap is the swiss army knife of hygiene on the road. I can use it as soap and shampoo in the shower, brush my teeth with it, wash my clothes and more. The stuff is magic, check it out and other gear I like to use while traveling.