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Hitching out of gorgeous Bratislava

The time came for myself and my friend to hitch out of Bratislava. Slovakia posed a problem, it being one of the most difficult hitch hiking countries in this wonderful place we call Europe, though we were hopeful. At the … Continue reading

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Budapest and Golden Grand Pianos

Departing Bratislava, I landed in beautiful, beautiful Budapest. Words can’t describe the allure of this city. It’s in my top 3 cities, certainly. As I always say, I’m not a fan of cities, but fucking hell, this place is wonderful. … Continue reading

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Praha to Bratislava

Krakow left its imprint and off I went towards Prague. Between Prague, Bratislava, Budapest and back to Bratislava I used buses, as they were cheap as chips and saved being stranded in between the cities. Slovakia is notorious for being … Continue reading

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Warsaw and Krakow

The first few days of Warsaw are a bit of a blur consisting of party after party, but such is the road. Windows ended up smashed, friends were made; you win some, you lose some. All was well though.

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Berlin to Warszawa

Landed in Berlin exhausted after a wonderful day of hitching. Eventually found my friend at his work and went back to his fabulous inner-city apartment and chilled out with an Erdinger. My friend had a map on his wall that … Continue reading

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First Day Hitching

My first day, technically, of hitching resulted in standing in Dover for five hours, not a fucking clue what I was doing, trying to hitch across on the ferry to Calais. Got bored and distressed after said five hours and … Continue reading

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On Fear

I sound like Chomsky, haha… Maybe not. When I tell people I hitch hiked through America or Europe, the first question is almost always certainly, ‘were you scared?’ It’s a genuine question and I understand where it comes from, but … Continue reading

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What’s in My Bag?

Decided to do something a little different, as I’m sure some people often wonder what I take travelling. Added to this, I had the lightest backpack among my friends which I thought was pretty amusing. These guys travel for life, … Continue reading

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More Acts of Kindness

As noted, I was in America this summer rathen than the closer, beautiful European shore. Attitudes were different, as is only natural, though when kindness shone through it was wonderful and beautiful, lifting spirits and soul and making me question … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness

Random acts of kindness on the road always stood out each and every time they happened. When you get trapped in the wind and grind of everyday life and the idea that people are self-centred, care more about themselves, etc… … Continue reading

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