Hobo handshake

Hobo handshakeWhen encountering a fellow hiker,  don’t feel you need to shake hands when you introduce yourself.   Just smile and nod.  I read somewhere that hobo’s don’t do a lot of hand shaking.  Probably because they aren’t sure about their fellow hobo’s hygiene.   Same as on the trail.

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Hermit, long distance hiker, primitive cabin dweller, seeker.

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  1. Or carry a tiny bottle of hand sanitizer. Use when the other person isn’t looking.

    I talked to some real hobos the other day. They shook hands with left hands.

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