General lessons learned from a one month hitchhiking from the North to the South of Argentina.
TIPS FOR HITCHHIKING:
-Stand in a place for a car to see you and have time and place to stop
-Hitchhike from a small village, gas station, hwy, rest area
-Never hitchhike from downtown or get dropped off in the city
-Walk the direction you want to go
-Made an eye-catching sign and yourself pretty, but not too pretty to attract the wrong drivers
-Dress warm, put sunscreen and have food and water. You never know where you might end up.
-Have a back-up plan and a pepper spray ready.
-GO WITH YOUR GUTS!!!! and do it TO THE END!!!!
“We live here” – index finger down and an “sorry” face
“Good luck to you!” – waving at us, laughing, and telling a joke to a co-driver friend