Looking for a big city squat

babywavy

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Hey y'all, I'm working on some back muscle issues that have been slowing my ability to hoof it across the country like I want to. My pack is really aggravating it, and I'm doing exercises that are helping, but slowly. I'm hoping to find a squat in a larger city, ideally Chicago but any large city would be nice, and some people to squat with.

I was just living in Slab City in a camp with 8 other people for around 3 months, a few were asked to leave by the end but I never had any trouble, I guess that makes me a decent living mate. I like to cook when I get ingredients, I try to keep things cleanish, and I dont do stupid shit that draws attention. I don't do hard drugs, and I'd prefer to squat with people who don't but I can be flexible, except with tweakers, it's tiring getting offers to join in on their "adventures".

I'm a pretty chill person, I'd like to think I'm funny, and I know a decent amount of people who think the same. I only have one person on STP that I've spent enough time with for a vouch, but I know plenty of travelers on Facebook that have some good things to say. I hope to meet up with some of y'all soon!

Regretfully, my profile is a little out of date and I haven't posted for a while. Looking at my posts might seem like I'm green af, but I've been tramping for nearly a year now and I feel like I know most of the rules to this shit by now, at least the ones that keep myself and others safe.
 
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Crazy Hobo Johnny

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Hey y'all, I'm working on some back muscle issues that have been slowing my ability to hoof it across the country like I want to. My pack is really aggravating it, and I'm doing exercises that are helping, but slowly. I'm hoping to find a squat in a larger city, ideally Chicago but any large city would be nice, and some people to squat with.

I was just living in Slab City in a camp with 8 other people for around 3 months, a few were asked to leave by the end but I never had any trouble, I guess that makes me a decent living mate. I like to cook when I get ingredients, I try to keep things cleanish, and I dont do stupid shit that draws attention. I don't do hard drugs, and I'd prefer to squat with people who don't but I can be flexible, except with tweakers, it's tiring getting offers to join in on their "adventures".

I'm a pretty chill person, I'd like to think I'm funny, and I know a decent amount of people who think the same. I only have one person on STP that I've spent enough time with for a vouch, but I know plenty of travelers on Facebook that have some good things to say. I hope to meet up with some of y'all soon!

Regretfully, my profile is a little out of date and I haven't posted for a while. Looking at my posts might seem like I'm green af, but I've been tramping for nearly a year now and I feel like I know most of the rules to this shit by now, at least the ones that keep myself and others safe.
Why Chicago? Better off in Milwaukee except for winter. There's two tent cities here. Nice write up!
 

babywavy

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When I was in Chicago last I absolutely loved it there, and not just for the hot dogs. I got a lot of advice not to bum around too long, and to sleep as hidden as possible. I'd like to I stay longer, safer, and more integrated into the city culture
 
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fallingseastar

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There are hella people squatting in Chicago and often looking for new people, or teaching people how to squat... How to put you in touch. I know squatter @s have beef with tiqqunists and may not be around social spaces much anymore. OH BLOODFRUIT the social space, hang there, ask questions.
 

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