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Re: Loopfests Need YOU!

Hi hitchhiked all over, including CA, in the mid to late 90's and found 
people by and large we're wonderful, though getting though big cities was 
usually  not. Also, it was pretty lonely because nobody else is doing it 

If you do it, definitely PLAY YOUR INSTRUMENT(s) and listen to your 


> On Mar 2, 2014, at 7:47 AM, Rick Walker <looppool@cruzio.com> wrote:
>> On 3/2/2014 2:28 AM, Stefan Tiedje wrote:
>> Getting late on that thread, I wonder no one mentioned hitchhiking...;-)
>> If I'd be there I'd do it just for fun... Adding to my hitchhikers 
>> diary project...
>> If it worked in flower power times it will work today as well, the 
>> flower power people are not dead yet...;-)
>> Stefan
> No, Stefan,  but it is dangerous to hitchhike in California, 
> unfortunately,
> No one picks up hitchikers and you don't see people hitchiking where I 
> live
> or it is really rare.
> It's infinitely sad to me to say this, because I hitchiked all over 
> California in
> late sixties and very early seventies and picked up hitchikers 
> constantly.
> Those were back in the days when if a man had long hair, he was your 
> brother.
> The Hells Angel killings at the Stones concert in Altamont and the 
> Serial Killers in Northern and Southern California put a stop to that,
> unfortunately.   There were three serial killers in Santa Cruz in 72 and 
> onwards.
> We made the cover of the national TIME magazine as the 'Murder Capital 
> of the World'.
> So sad.
> yours,   Rick