He said …
“Raegan’s hitchhiked before,” he said flatly. “She’s traveled. She’s been a lot of places for her age. She’s good at directions.”
I thanked him and Raegan and I hugged.
Things were looking good.
Months earlier, I had arrived in Florida without knowing what I was going to do next.
And now …
I was going to Europe. I had a girlfriend.
She was coming with me. 🙂
Life was good.
Life is good.
As the days passed, Raegan and I met more frequently, and began discussing our travel plans for Europe.
She had traveled through California, hitchhiking and hopping trains. She traveled light, with a backpack, a tarp, a sleeping bag.
We looked over websites and as we moved from one to another, we discovered opportunities to travel Europe on the cheap.
Little did we know that our experiences would prove to be …