Ed Griffin-Nolan is on journey from his home in Pompey that he hopes ends in California. 

He’ll be hitchhiking the entire trip. 

The 61-year old is a former Syracuse New-Times columnist and owns a spa in the city. He took a similar trip with a friend 40 years ago. 

People can follow his adventure on social media through #NobodyHitchHikesAnymore. Ed is also posting updates on a website

Watch the video above to see NewsChannel 9’s conversation with Ed and find out what he’s learned so far on his trip.