Road trippin’ with my two favourite allies
Fully loaded we got snacks and supplies
It’s time to leave this town
It’s time to steal away
Let’s go get lost
This song, Road Trippin’ by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, well just this verse really, captures a lot of the essence of why I love road trips. The planning and dreaming before hand, the squish to fit everything in the car, the fighting over shotgun, the Russian roulette of the truck stop diner (where what you buy to eat may turn out to be delicious or may, in fact, kill you), tracking the kilometers (like miles, but better, because they’re metric), playing ridiculous road trip games and singing ninety nine bottles all the way through, backseat driving, the squabbling, the cheesy playlists; they all make for one of the most hilarious, authentic bonding experiences you and your friends could have.
Also, they give your Instagram account’s ego a big boost, with plenty of opportunities to take photos like this: