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I've actually hitchhiked tens of thousands of miles across North America, and while I haven't done any in the past few years (so things may have changed a little) I think it's certainly possible to do this in under two weeks. I've gone from Massachusetts to California in six days, for instance. What I don't have is any experience hitchhiking as a woman, so ...


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This is the "Relative Ease of Hitchhiking Each State of America" from Hitchwiki. I will presume you are not an experienced hitchiker so you'd want to avoid the red areas. Now Montreal is not on this map but it seems you will have problems in Ohio-Indiana-Illionis or if you get further south the Kansas-Oklahoma. This ...


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Hitchwiki has: Hitchhiking is done in Iran by waving one's arm at an oncoming car, or by dribbling one of your hands. I have not seen this myself (experience only of Tehran) because taxis seemed virtually free there anyway but I think I recognise the "dribbling hand" gesture as something that looks to me like an accelerated version of a 'slow down' ...



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