Venezuela: Hitch-biking

David, who is riding his bike through Central and South America is now in Caracas, describes his ride through Venezuela: “Hitching with a bike turned out to be very easy – I caught 17 different rides, and my longest wait was 45 minutes. To be sure, my method was foolproof – bike to the tool booth, show the police the newspaper article about my trip, and ask them to help me ask pickups. But, even on the open road, my average wait was only 20 minutes.”

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