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Hitching a Ride from an Oregon State Trooper

We shyly put our thumbs down when we realized the car headed towards us had the ominous stamp of a state trooper vehicle. That did nothing to stop them from doing a u-turn in the middle of the highway and slowing to a stop just in front of me. Like an angry parent, the driver…… Continue reading Hitching a Ride from an Oregon State Trooper

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Thumb Journeys: Riding for Free Across Three Continents

A collection of memories traveling across Africa, Central America, and Europe told through the generosity others gave me. Lugano – Berlin “Biglietto, per favore,” (ticket, please) the ticket collector said. I took a breath and tried not to look as nervous as I felt. “Um. Er. Do you speak English?” I asked before launching into…… Continue reading Thumb Journeys: Riding for Free Across Three Continents