Riding with Strangers: A Hitchhiker's Journey

Riding with Strangers: A Hitchhiker's Journey

Elijah Wald


This attention-grabbing story of the author's cross-country hitchhiking trip is an enthralling look at the pleasures and demanding situations of the open street. because the miles roll via he meets businessmen, missionaries, conspiracy theorists, and truck drivers from every age and ethnicities who're wanting to open their motor vehicle doorways to a wandering stranger. This memoir uncovers the hidden truth that the U.S. is still hospitable, quirky, and as prepared as ever to supply aid to a curious vacationer. Demonstrating how hitchhiking may be the last word in experience travel—a exciting exploration of either humans and scenery—this advisor additionally serves as a hitchhiker's reference, sharing the background in the back of this communal type of commute whereas relating roadside lore and philosophy.

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