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wizehop
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wizehop

Chasing the Darkness, Male

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    1. DreadLockWalk
      DreadLockWalk
      Thanks wizehop. I feel good about being a new member, and your positivity is further affirmation. Peace to you and all admins here, and thanks for all you do.
      1. wizehop likes this.
    2. Felis duplicitous
      Felis duplicitous
      The online traveling world seems to rave about you. So tell me wizehop, where can I follow your whereabouts and learn more of your lifestyle? If you're still active that is
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Rave about me?!...wow, careful or that will go to my head :). Not sure what people have been referring to, but if you look up my name on youtube I have made a few travel vids and that's probably what they are going on about.
        Jun 14, 2016
        Ray Lockwood and zim like this.
    3. Guy With Face
      Guy With Face
      Started watching your videoes recently - Trip report Brazil and the Chapters 1 through 5 Asia Roaming - such amazing footage man much appreciated -

      If you're ever on the Front Range of Colorado and want a warm spot to stay in please shoot me a message I currently stay in a town called Longmont. We'll have hella craft whiskey waitin for ya

      & outta genuine curiosity, will we get a continuation of the Asia Roaming?
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      2. wizehop
        wizehop
        Glad you liked the vids, if I'm ever down that way Ill let you know for sure. I have it half done but the footage is so far in between and not a lot so its been tough. I may just do a little segmant on it with a future vid. Its a bit tough filming yourself, and the people I travel with aren't really interested in the process so I never get enough to really work with...but Im making it a priority next trip
        Dec 4, 2015
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      3. wizehop
        wizehop
        Oh and IM always down for Whiskey!!!
        Dec 4, 2015
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    4. Waldorf
      Waldorf
      Going to be doing my own "Winterlust" adventure this year. I'll be sure to post pics for you and a video!
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Looking forward to it
        Jul 20, 2015
    5. Waldorf
      Waldorf
      Hey man, I didn't even know you were on STP! I've watched all your videos and I randomly saw you in chat haha. Well, hope all is well with ya! I just got back to my hometown after my first successful hop, thank you so much for showing me the basics but I'll tell you this... it was a lot different then I thought.
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Nice man, good to hear from you. How was it different>
        Jul 20, 2015
      2. Waldorf
        Waldorf
        Well, first the hours if not day I've had to wait just for a decent ride able car. I understand markers, but I still don't know how to read times tables like you taught us, and I went in really just riding blind, ended up leaving Scranton pa to somewhere in NY state, and then caught a train back to what I thought would be NYC
        Jul 25, 2015
      3. Waldorf
        Waldorf
        Well, that didn't happen. Ended up on the Delaware-Hudson south bound entering Maryland, It's like I couldn't leave the northeast.
        Jul 25, 2015
    6. codycodnyk
      codycodnyk
      Hey i was reading an article online about kids getting drawn into the vagabond/traveling culture through the internet and you were in it. Youve been in a youtube video i saw too, so its weird youre kind of a spokesperson for traveling folks.
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Ya man, kind of. They interviewed me about a lot of things, but only mentioned the littlest part.
        Jun 2, 2015
    7. moondog513
      moondog513
      Hey man watsup
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Hey dude, not much man. Welcome to the site!
        Apr 25, 2015
    8. NoDestination
      NoDestination
      ty for the reply. well im in oslo, and there doesnt seem to be too many options here but im sure ill find something.
    9. NoDestination
      NoDestination
      have you been to norway and taken the rails there? im trying to find out a lil info before i take a trip. i dont know much how things are here compared to the states
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        No man, unfortunately I haven't made it there yet. Looking over videos quickly they don't look all that rid-able, and with the power cables overhead you cant ride on the roofs. I'm sure its do able, just be careful man. Otherwise the trains are kinda sexy and the scenery seems spectacular!
        Mar 30, 2015
    10. Arapala
      Arapala
      Dude, the Brazil film totally blew me away and I learned a lot. Glad youre still on stp, I know youve been here ever since I joined in 2009. Keep it up.
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      2. wizehop
        wizehop
        Glad you like it dude!
        Feb 5, 2015
    11. sinner88sinner
      sinner88sinner
      hey I'm having trouble up at night Cincinnati to Huntington West Virginia by any chance do you have any advice
      1. sinner88sinner
        sinner88sinner
        Hopping out of** sorry autocorrect
        Jul 26, 2014
    12. LiveFreeDieFree
      LiveFreeDieFree
      Hows the doc comin along mang?
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Haven't been working on it laltely. in in Cambodia spending the last bit of cash I saved up from the past year hiding from reality. Ive been working on it in my head though, so once I come back Ill get it together.
        Feb 10, 2014
      2. LiveFreeDieFree
        LiveFreeDieFree
        Nice. Been trying to do the same-ish. Kadidlehopper and I are up in victoria waiting for the rest of the country to not be a giant iceberg so we can comfortably split.
        Weathers tolerable but too many crackheads. Getting stir crazy.

        When you planning to come back?
        Feb 11, 2014
      3. wizehop
        wizehop
        Spring ish....I should be around by the time you kids roll out east...
        Feb 11, 2014
    13. LiveFreeDieFree
      LiveFreeDieFree
      I'm a subscriber to your YT chan. Looking for a road dawg for my first rail-ride.
      Don't think I am a yuppie cause I've never hopped freight. I am a Nomad through and through, having hitched well over 20,000 km in the last 15 years. Just want to learn from a pro. Hit me up and we can chat.
      Cheers!
      P.s. I'm currently in Calgary but only until spring.
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      2. wizehop
        wizehop
        Hey man, Im touring Brazil right now so wont be around for a while. But we can see how things go once Im back
        Nov 20, 2013
      3. LiveFreeDieFree
        LiveFreeDieFree
        Aight bro, enjoy the heat-it's fuckin cold in Calgary!
        Nov 20, 2013
    14. recordman
      recordman
      Hey man, I'm a huge fan of yours. I have watched all of your videos and can't wait til the next one! Keep posting!!
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Got a few in the works, man..Thanks for the support.
        Sep 7, 2013
    15. NBDDreamer
      NBDDreamer
      Hey dude, I'm a location manager in film and part time railroad bum in Los Angeles. If you ever take a show down here in the states or find yourself rolling through, drop me a line. Keep the videos coming. Your work is crack for a traveling soul.
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Nice dude, my girlfriend is an LM too. I'm working as a grip these days myself. Ya man Ill do that but it may be a bit before I'm down there as were planning a trip to Brazil, Colombia, then over to India and so on. To many film contracts in a row, I'm loosing my mind so gearing up for disappearing for a while.
        Aug 30, 2013
    16. Dmac
      Dmac
      are you on facebook? i would love to host you and banita. i think you would like omaha. if you like to fish, you would be right at home.
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        [email protected] , it may be a while before Im in the States, I have my eyes set on Train hopping in Brazil next winter..if all goes well of course.
        May 5, 2013
    17. GinGin
      GinGin
      Awesome documentaries man, i just seen them a week ago..mad inspiring to say the least.
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Thanks dude! more to come soon
        Apr 18, 2013
    18. fkntrisarahtops
      fkntrisarahtops
      Hah, wow. Joined this last Saturday and recognized you from Winterlust, small world the Internet is I suppose.
      1. wizehop
        wizehop
        Hey hey, ya, it is a small world, even smaller when you get into the traveling lifestyle.
        Apr 11, 2013
    19. Wolfboy183
      Wolfboy183
      Hi. I enjoyed watching Winterlust on Youtube. Great job with the video!
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      2. wizehop
        wizehop
        Glad you like it dude!
        Feb 9, 2013
    20. Atheringtonn
      Atheringtonn
      Heeyyy man. Decided to get back on STP ..forgot my old password and no longer use my old email address so, new account.
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      2. Atheringtonn
        Atheringtonn
        Yeah man, I'm a dreamer. Constantly dreaming of far away places. No longer have a lady to distract me! ha ha Disappointed that I lost my old account though.
        Jan 24, 2013
      3. wizehop
        wizehop
        Come to Asia!
        Jan 25, 2013
      4. Atheringtonn
        Atheringtonn
        Would love to . unfortunately, I'm poor. haha Always the way, isn't it?
        Jan 25, 2013
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