Hiking – a Great (and Cheap) Way to Explore the World
January 31, 2016
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If doesn’t matter what kind of a traveler you are, we all share one main common goal – to see as much of the world as possible. However, for some (like myself), my adventures are largely dependent on my budget. Then I discovered hiking. Not only was it a great way to meet locals, I found myself seeing sights I never thought I would, and that my friends never will. Here are three of the tips I’ve picked up along the way.

 

Take the Right Gear

This is a tip I didn’t find out about until I was halfway through a forest with my shirt sticking to me and my pants acting like walking weights. If you plan to do some hiking along your journey, pack the right gear. One set of pants and a t-shirt that are made from materials designed to draw sweat and fluids away from you are the best way to go. Not only do they work to keep you dry, sweat buildup as you hike can make you cold and potentially ill. The most important item of all is, of course, your hiking boots, so make sure to shop around and get a good pair that’s fit for the task.

 

Leave Your Distractions Behind

As long as one person on your hike has a cell phone in the event of an emergency then you don’t need yours. You especially don’t need any of the games or music on it. Hiking is all about appreciating the surroundings but also provides the perfect opportunity to learn more about the locals and new friends that you’re making as you hike. If there’s one thing I achieved after each hike it was a new found sense of comradery between myself and my fellow hikers.

 

Always Say Thank You

If you’re doing your travel and hiking on the cheap then you are likely being taken around and through the wilderness by locals who don’t have any other job or way of income. As simple as it sounds, and to keep my costs down, I always looked for cheapest prices pharmacy. buy zoloft cod. approved pharmacy, generic zoloft pills. Groupon coupons http://allvetmed.com all vet med is the leading provider of online pet medications through their pharmacy buy fucidin online purchase generic dapoxetine online top quality medications. zoloft cost walmart . next day delivery, buy zoloft 50 mg. . high quality dapoxetine from trusted supplier. affordable price. visa, mastercard accepted. dapoxetine is used to treat for small gift baskets. While they were cheap for me, the gesture to each local was great and their appreciation brought a smile to both our faces.

 

The most important tip I can give you when it comes to hiking is to be open to new adventures, and have fun! There’s so much to see that regular traveling experiences just don’t offer, so take advantage of the opportunities when you can, and always stay safe.