Traveling/Hitchhiking


“The Greater Good: A Hitchhike Perspective”
2/22/13: New Jersey Film Festival (Jersey Fresh) [pic1|pic2|pic3]
2/2013: Black Maria Film + Video Festival (Director’s Citation) [pic1]
3/23/13: Bootleg Edinburgh (Official Selection)
4/10/13: Bare Bones (Official Selection)
10/4/13: University of Arkansas: 
Offshoot Film Festival (Winner: Best Low Budget)
11/9/13: North Carolina: 
Asheville Cinema Festival (Official Selection) [pic1]
11/17/13: Orlando, Florida:
Freethought Film Festival (Official Selection)
7/12/14: NJ: Rahway Film Festival [pic1|pic2]
12/2014: Series of Subtitled Screenings in Japan [pic1]

Thomas has hitchhiked over 26,000 miles through 13 countries, often leaving himself vulnerable yet encountering not a single dangerous situation. Join Thomas on his travels, and meet world hitchhikers, as they discuss their experiences, the supposed decline of hitchhiking, and the greater good. (2013; 32min)

 

TRAVELING RESOURCES
+ How to: travel for free 1; travel for free 2; travel for free 3

Hitchhiking
+ for info on all aspects of hitchhiking (including safety), hitchwiki.org
+ very thorough book on how to hitchhike/live on the road
+ well-done podcast report (by Freakonomics) on hitching and its U.S. demise
+ Hitchhiking’s time has come again (NYTimes article)
+ Hitchhiking in the Axis of Evil: By Thumb in Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan

Walking
+ Peace Pilgrim: An American Sage
(documentary on the incredible woman who walked 28 years with no possessions)
+ List of (some) people who have walked across the US
+ Walking the Land as a Spiritual Quest (NYTimes article)

General safety concerns
+ The woman traveling solo question (article)
+ great speech by a very experienced solo female hitchhiker
       ^ a MUST-watch for anyone male or female interested in hitchhiking!
+ another solo female, discussing herself & some of her favorite solo female travelers throughout history.