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Trip Report The Scruffman Chronicles: The Scruffman at Home

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This is the final chapter of the Scruffman Chronicles, continuing the story from four previous threads:

The preparatory thread:
http://www.fodors.com/community/europe/scruffy-young-man-entering-the-uk.cfm

The United States adventure:
http://www.fodors.com/community/united-states/scruffy-young-man-has-left-the-building.cfm

The European adventure:
http://www.fodors.com/community/europe/the-scruffman-in-europe.cfm

The Asian adventure:
http://www.fodors.com/community/asia/the-scruffman-chronicles-the-scruffman-in-india.cfm

The return to Europe:
http://www.fodors.com/community/europe/the-scruffman-chronicles-triumphant-return-to-europe.cfm

To set the stage for latecomers, my very personable, adventurous, now 22-year-old son Greg, he of dreadlocks and scruffy beard and thrift store clothes - now dubbed the Scruffman – embarked on a trip more or less around the world. He traveled on less than half a shoestring, hitchhiking, ride-sharing, couchsurfing, and camping his way around. He left home (San Francisco Bay area) on September 27, 2009, and returned on September 11, 2010, two weeks and two days short of a full year.

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