Hitchhiking in Europe the hard way

     Are you tired of my hitchhiking stories? Is it the equivalent of baby photos, only your own are interesting? OK, I’ll make it short. Besides, I might be losing my hitchhiking touch. It’s getting harder and harder even though for … Continue reading

Hitchhiking from Guatemala City to Mexico City with a pinch of border corruption

     This is a continuation of the previous post where we hitchhiked from Guatemala City to the border.      We walked to the border, handed our passports to the Guatemalan immigration officer and without looking up, he says we have to pay … Continue reading

Adios, Guatemala! Incomparable Antigua, dreaded Guatemala City, and hitchhiking to the best Xmas parade ever

     Name me a more beautiful town in Central America than Antigua. You can’t do it. Granada? Suchitoto? Boquete? Those places’ beauty fades the farther you get away it—the opposite of me; at 100 paces I look dazzling—but not Antigua.      For … Continue reading

A Short Hitchhiking Story in 300 Words

     I’m standing southwest of Berlin at the end of a highway gas station rest stop, trying to hitchhike to Frankfurt, cursing my bad luck on not having shaved the night before.      An old sedan pulls up. The man leans out … Continue reading

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