The New Backpack Flag

Another item from the American war front from my trusty correspondent Maggie: American students abroad told to pretend to be Canadians.


Wayne's picture
Wayne on March 28, 2003 - 21:03 Permalink

I have shown the Maple Leaf in my travels to show I am not American, especially in Europe. Usually a waste of time with Parisian waiters…they treat everybody with distain.

Andrew Chisholm's picture
Andrew Chisholm on March 28, 2003 - 23:44 Permalink

OH Canada.

Rob's picture
Rob on March 30, 2003 - 15:09 Permalink

This has been going on for decades. Thought, might not be a good idea while backpacking through liberated Iraq a decade from now.

Pam's picture
Pam on August 26, 2004 - 21:10 Permalink

Hey … if you’re proud of your country, paste those colors on the pack! The US and Canada are almost treated the same in Europe. Not sure what they think they have to be proud about. If you’re interested in camping, backpacking, and hiking, stop by: http://www.camping-tents-food-…