Iris, thank you so much for the very thoughtful and insightful response to hitchhiking in Central America, particularly Mexico. Very quickly, did you have any other major concerns hitching in CA (Nicaragua, ?) I followed your @Hitchhiker_Mind handle on twitter because I only signed up for Tumblr to message you. But thanks again, I really look forward to staying up on your travels in the future! Dave

Hey again Dave! Nice to keep up 🙂 Nicaragua was one of the safest and easiest countries to hitch through after Guatemala honestly. As I remember I hitched with a Nicaraguan guy working for the EU representation of Nicaragua from the border with Honduras, a Taiwanese immigrant who had some restaurants in Managua and an Read more >

Joooo! Je bent Nederlands neem ik aan? Sowieso respect voor je levensstijl, alleen liften doen weinigen, tof om te zien. Ik vraag me af: hoe is alleen slapen? Blijft het altijd in zekere mate eng, of wen je eraan? Ben van plan om binnenkort ook alleen te liften en te wildkamperen en ben benieuwd wat ik kan verwachten!

Inderdaad, Nederland represent! 😉 dankjewel voor je bericht! Alleen slapen hangt volledig af van de situatie. De beste nachtrust krijg ik als ik in mijn tentje of slaapzak lig ergens buiten het zicht van alle mensen en niemand weet dat ik daar zit. Als ik in een urbane zone zit, zorg ik ervoor dat ik Read more >

Power Outages

Yes, that’s a torch on my head. I’m freaking night blind! The last few days were marked with ultimate chill, beer, new friends and the dog. Also this small thing: massive primetime #thunder and #lightning that was our TV for two days and the subsequent power outages (hence no internet and no posts!), which is Read more >