I would never risk it. Too many young women disappear to never be seen again or are found dead.
I done it across Europe in my younger days. I must admit I had a fantastic time.<br />
That being said I think these days the world has more freaks than it had back then.
I was 12 to 13 when I done it
probably safer nowadays that eveyone has cell phones in case of emergency
Your friends dumb *****.