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April 8, 2012

The hairy hiker

by backpackingbongos

This afternoon I was instructed to tidy my room by Missy Bongo as she is convinced that I have hoarding tendencies.  A few hours were spent delving through boxes that have not been opened for decades and a giant pile was created ready to be recycled tomorrow.

I found some old photos squirreled away of the day that I decided to have my dreadlocks cut off.  The year was 1998 and I had just finished my stint as a mature student at University.  Rather than join the rat race I thought that life would be much more enjoyable if I bummed around India for a few months instead.  It was going to be hot and dirty and they were getting heavy.  It was time for them to go………..