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Wrapping Up The Trip With Marilyn

Hitchhiking from California to Indiana in ten days isn't much of an issue. Handily done, with or without the understanding of just how…

One Last California Leg of the Marilyn Adventure

Writing has been put on the back burner for the last while, but it's about time I continue to catch up before memories fade. As it sta…

Boise, Bend and Beer as Usual

We got an early start leaving Jackson Hole, my family dropped us off just before the pass where a lady heading to Victor soon yielded to o…

Jackson Hole Hiking and Tipping Points

Jackson Hole is one of my favorite places on the planet to visit. I went there first when I was just a kid and haven't gone much more …

Out of Tucson and Short Visit to SoCal

After a half day and then a full day of getting no rides out of Tucson, we were under a third sun hoping things would turn around for us. …

Hitting a Hitchhiking Wall in Tucson After Mexico Trip

Our time in San Carlos was relaxing, now we were aiming ourselves back to California. My sister was driving from Hollywood to Jackson Hole,…

Hitchhiking Maps Videos

I love Google Maps, it's true. There's many reasons why, but one thing I use it for a lot is to aid my hitchhiking, whether it'…

Hitchhiking to San Carlos for a Boat and Relaxation

Mexico was now on our minds, waking up in the rare hotel room there in Southern California. A friend I'd met in Utah some years back t…

A California Wedding and a Toothache

There's a sense of completion when you hit the coast, it's the end of a thought, the start of the next one. Marilyn and I reached …

Hitchhiking to the Grand Canyon, Helpful Arizona Cops

We hitched a ride in a Mustang to the interstate, a breezy intro to our day of hitchhiking. That came only shortly after walking from my f…

Hitching From Utah's Red Landscape To Salt Lake City

After buzzing around Colorado Marilyn and I stuck our thumbs out on the road just outside of Telluride, now Utah bound. Moab and the Arche…

The Road Lead Us To Durango and Colorado Mountains

My friend gave Marilyn and I a ride to the main road, leaving Grand Rapids, Michigan and back to our path towards Southern California. Any…

Hitching Through Vermont, New York to Michigan

Marilyn and I awoke on the Burlington beach and got ourselves together, ready to keep heading west. Before hitching our first ride we paus…

A new show for travelers: Rambling Hitchhikers

Rambling Hitchhikers is a show where I'll interview travelers and gather several up to talk about hitchhiking and other travel topics.

Hitching From Canadian Border Across Maine to Burlington

After being turned down at the Canadian border we were set to hitch west through Maine towards Burlington, eventually on towards Californi…

Marilyn Adventure Begins In Maine With Canadian Border Denial

Marilyn and I hopped off the bus in Portland, Maine to mark the true beginning of our summer adventure. We'd spent the last week toget…

Marilyn Puts on Her Backpack

I'd made my way to the northeast, now awaiting Marilyn's arrival to kick off our summer adventure together. We planned on hitching…

Hitchhiking Video, Starting in Savannah

Just got a video up of a hitchhiking trip from April/May 2013 when I partnered up from Savannah to New Orleans, to Memphis and Nashville, o…

Pocket Knife Toothbrush Spork (with video)

UPDATE April 4, 2015: Made a new lighter version which includes a pen.

While traveling my gear has evolved constantly. There's always t…

Camped in Indiana then Hitchhiked to Connecticut

After a couple days in Nashville, Marilyn was driving back up to Bloomington, Rebecca and I in tow. I'd just met her parents there to …

Meet The Parents in Nashville

Marilyn was all set to spend the summer traveling together, but her parents were most alarmed when she told them she'd be hitchhiking …

Hitchhiking to Memphis From New Orleans Meeting Vodka Howler

We had a wildly drunk man in our near future that would make Rebecca cry, but at the moment we were enjoying walking through the first clo…

New Orleans with Rebecca

Rebecca and I got dropped of directly in front of my friend Heather's cafe in New Orleans, we'd spent the past three days hitchhik…

Meeting Rebecca, Hitchhiking from Savannah to New Orleans

I sat down on the Savannah bench, a square of many squares in the Spanish moss covered city. This was the Forrest Gump square, as I learne…

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