I stopped to wonder this morning, why I don't go wild camping as much as I used to when I was a student.
My first thought was "I have less time" but frankly that is not the truth.
I certainly now have better equipment and income. I also have the means to travel with much better reliability, I used to have to hitch hike everywhere....
Then it struck me. That's exactly the problem......
These days if I want to get out into the wilds I have to find somewhere safe to leave the van for a few days. When I hitched it was no problem.
I didn't have to plan circular routes either because I could get a lift from where ever I ended up.
Hitch hiking gave me far more freedom than driving anyday...
So getting to the point (at last I hear you say ) Do I return to hitching twenty years after I last tried it or have any of you come up with more ingenious solutions to this problem?