Hitch hiking. Source: Steve Wheeler blogspot

To hitch hike or not to hitch hike?

I’ve always been warned never to hitch hike. Why? Because you’ll die. At least, that’s the rhetoric in Australia, mostly due to the notorious murderer Ivan Milat who killed seven backpackers in the early 90s. For many years, Aussie parents have used this story to instil fear of ‘stranger danger’ into their children. Despite the…