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Slowest Hitching

Discussion in 'Hitchhiking' started by skunkpit, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. PsilocyBen

    PsilocyBen is getting to know the place

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    Five days for 150 miles. Hitching from Warren, PA to Pittsburgh.
     
  2. Wild Ty Laserbeam

    Wild Ty Laserbeam One of the Regulars

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    I spent 3 days and plenty of police-harassment trying to get off an exit on the NY thru-way. bleh. finally got a trucker who took me to virginia.
     
  3. kain

    kain Special. Very Special.

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    29 days from GA to AZ, 8 days spent at the same exit (rain and floods) in OK. Walked about a quarter of it. I fukn hate waiting at exits.
     
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    I got pulled off a train in carrizozo, nm. Don't you love those "good citizens" who call the law when they see some one on the train. The cops were really nice but I waited for three days (willing to go any way) with only one perverted gay man offering me a ride (back to his house, where he suggested we hot tub). I declined. I finally got desperate and tried to hop a train that was going way to fast, in flip flops, with a burger in one hand. It was a split second (horrible) decision. I ate shit.
     
  5. dharma bum

    dharma bum anarcho-transcendentalist

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    took me 4 days to get from athens to asheville. got 3 rides the entire time. must have walked 15 miles that first day..
    anyways, i was walking solo, so no wonder.
     
  6. veggieguy12

    veggieguy12 The Captain

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    I just had a rough run, starting just N of Cincinnati, in Mason, OH where I waited forever. It took me three short rides (longest being maybe 40 mi), and going up to Grove City, where cops ran me off after a good period of waiting. I bused through Columbus and NE to Reynoldsburg where I got a backpacker couple and landed in Washington, PA. I was told to leave the "freeway" (on ramp), but bypassed by far more cops than the two incidents where they hassled me. I did have a few short rides from Washington and got stuck at a terrible point where I-79 S diverts from and joins with I-70, eventually getting out of the construction zone with a departing worker, rather than wait til traffic drops after dark to run around it all a few miles to the next exit. And then I finally made it to I-70's end and transition into I-76 the PA Turnpike toll road hitchhiking-prohibited highway. I must have spent four hours in New Stanton before I finally got a lift to Somerset, PA (Flight 93 memorial).
     
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