Preparing for the road (1 Viewer)

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Hey there. I’ve had an account on this site and Couchsurfing for a while bc I’ve always known this is the path I’d end up on. Admittedly, I’m a bit of a coward, but after the last two years I know I can’t go on living the normie life.

I’m already on thin ice with the couple currently letting me stay here, so I’m planning on getting everything I need, packing up, and getting out of their hair before it’s no longer a choice.

There’s a few trains around where I am in Nebraska, but I’m also an ape so I have no intention of trying that particularly form of travel alone. Hitchhiking and walking will be my main forms of travel. Im broke as all hell right now, but if I sell my unnecessary belongings I might be able to get a backpack and boots worth their salt.

I don’t really know what else to say, but I’m happy to get to be a part of this community. Maybe I’ll even see some of you down the road some day.
 
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I got an external frame backpack you could have. It’s got a great hip belt to take a majority of the weight. But it is a bit large and it’s easy to pack too much but it’s in good shape. I think I got an old sleeping bag and basic cook kit too. Might have some other stuff , maybe an old sleeping pad and tarp ( blue unfortunately). Pm me if your interested. Good luck
 

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I reccomend if you can get it Military boots (Tactical Research By Belleville Khyber II Boots Ive used *Not hobo btw just my experience with these boots* for around 1 year now and I love em. They are hybrid so can be too warm for Hot states like texas and new mexico but I like the insulation since im skinny. Around 150 and also reccomend new insoles personally. Take care brotha
 

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Everything went to shit shortly after this post and I spent 6 weeks in jail, and am legally being forced to leave Nebraska. I’m heading back to AZ where my buddies got a job lined up for me to save up some cash for a car or bike or something.

Then, I’m probably gonna try heading to the Slabs for at least a couple months. From there, who knows where the road will take me?
 

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