Hitchhiking news and news archive
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Here you are welcome to mention current hitchhiking events, such as big hospitality exchange camps, hitchhike races or meet-ups.
- 23 - 30 June 2016 - The Canadian HitchGathering will be held in Keremeos, BC.
- 02 - 03 July 2016 - A hitchhiking race from Riga to the Baltic sea coast: Īkšķojiens
- 04 - 09 July 2016 - BLAF 2016 - a hitchhiking competition across Denmark - starts from Copenhagen and a new route through the country is revealed every morning. More information on their website.
- 08 - 10 July 2016 - HungaroHitch is a 3 days long hitchhiker race starting from Budapest.
- 09 - 10 July 2016 - DTSG hitchhiking race in the Black Forest, Germany. Starting point is Gutach im Breisgau. Everybody welcome!
- 23 July 2016 - The second open hitchhikers gathering in Brazil is going to take place in the Northeast part of the country. The date was chosen, now some pools are going on for the possible attendees to choose a location. Join the Facebook group and check this post if you'd like to vote it.
- Early August 2016 - Annual European Hitchgathering. Possible locations are discussed by the community on this hitchwiki page.
- 19 August - 3 September 2016 - Tramprennen 2016 - a hitchhiking race across Europe- goes on 8 different routes from Halle (Saale) , Freising, Leutkirch and Innsbruck to Tsigov Chark in Bulgaria! More information on tramprennen.org
- 29 June 2016 Try a new release of Android app Hitchhiker. The app matches hitchhikers searching a ride with drivers wishing a company on a journey. Featuring embedded chat, maps, sign in with Google+ or Facebook. Free, simple, effective, worldwide. Install from Google Play and rate!
- 25 June 2016 A new official hitchhiking spot has been opened in the Dutch town of Oldemarkt, in response to the insufficient public transport to Steenwijk. In addition a FB group was created to encourage ridesharing on this route.
- 9 April 2016 Tatyana Kozyreva, a well-known Russian hitchhiker, has passed away on the 3rd of April 2016, at the age of 43 in Indonesia, near Bandar Aceh in a diving accident. Tatyana was known for having written and self-published several books on hitchhiking and related topics under the name Tatyana Yashnikova. The talks she gave drew crowds. In the Russian hitchhiking scene she was the most “famous” of the female solo travellers and hitchhikers. A detailed obituary (English), blog article (French) & FB (English)
- 15 January 2016 Help get How to live without money (eBook) translated in English!
- 5 December 2015 New Android Hitchhiking Maps has been released. Offline maps, Street View preview and all of the spots from Hitchwiki: Google Play
- 25 November 2015 Release of eBook from hitchhiking baby Petit Bibi's adventure around the world: bibiontheroad.net
- 30 April 2015 An Austrian Hitchhiking Community is forming with the Name Ausfahrt Links to increase public awareness of people about hitchhiking as a means of transport in Austria. Find more information on the Website, like them on Facebook.
- 24 April 2015 Miran Ipavec has just announced that he has managed to hitch through 31(!) European countries in just under 10 days.
- 26th December 2014 Folks behind Hitchwiki are building a new hospitality exchange community for hitchhikers and other travellers: Trustroots.org — It's time to join it and spread the word!