THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO ALBION Hey Everyone, I've been meaning to put together a guide for newcomers for some time now and I finally have gotten around to it. I hope this helps some of you out, and if I've missed something or been incorrect at some. 13 Dec The most common mistake is choosing the wrong spot and that can happen to both newbie and experienced hitchhikers. If you stand in the wrong place — where there is no traffic or drivers have no way to pull over — nobody will pick you up. It's important to stand at the edge of the city (because it's almost. 21 Jul If you've never hitchhiked before, you have to get over your first time hitchhiking fear. Every hitchhiker went through this. The first time, standing on the side of the road, heart pounding. To get over this, just do it! This is, of course, more easily said than done, but you can prepare yourself by buying a map.