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Hitchhiking Vietnam
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"I try not to dwell upon the fact that a nationwide audience of total strangers has seen me shave my legs."

There are things that one does not speak of in good society, like how to kill bedbugs and proper arrest etiquette. Despite an excellent upbringing, I intend to dig into these and similar subjects over the next few pages. Reader beware...

what you fantasize about

Planning your trip
So you've bought your ticket, but have you paid your health insurance? Did you remember to pack a pocketknife and bug repellent?

Lodgings
Fancy hotel or filthy flophouse?
Either way don't forget your hair dryer.

Fellow Travelers
The Traveler's Code and Sample Partners.

Through the Lens
Taking great photos and film footage of your trip.

Guides
The best and the worst.

Medical
Dental floss and Crazy Glue for your medical kit.

Trouble
Arrest etiquette and getting around "NO".

Language
Vietnamese... more sung than spoken.
The rules to instant fluency.

Transportation
Nineteen miles in eight hours is good progress.

Bargaining
It's as important as breathing. Trust me.
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