The ugly truth about backpacking

Rating: (9 votes) 15th July 2013Our Blogger of the Week, Emma Spires, reveals the dark side of grabbing a bag and hitting the road. Do you agree with her? Can you put up with your guest house crawling with cockroaches? Being ripped off five times in one day? Twentyfour-hour journeys on cramped rickety old buses? If the answer is no, then backpacking isn’t for you.

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