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Old 04-15-2008, 05:55 AM   #61
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Travelling on the Cheap

Great article Jamie - I'm completlely down with this style of travelling. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2000, and my wife and I paddled the Mississippi River in 2005, and both trips had to be done on the austerity budget. Off the top of my head, I spent about $3000 over six month on the trail, and about the some for both of us over 75 days on the Mississippi.

I wrote an article awhile back you might want to check out on budget travel, called Thru-hiking on the Cheap. The URL (right now) for that is

I'm converting the site over to wordpress, and still need to get rid of "wordpress" in that URL, but the article will always be somewhere on
Source to Sea Expedition - Paddling the Mississippi River and Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail
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