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As of April 25th, 2017.
As of April 25th, 2017.
Revision as of 11:24, 8 May 2017
- UK: 4,094 km
- Turkey: 3,549 km
- Belarus: 1,351 km
- United States: 1,336 km
- Japan: 1,160 km
- Poland: 1,156 km
- Georgia: 944 km
- Czech Republic: 776 km
- Croatia: 640 km
- Serbia: 488 km
- Armenia: 382 km
- Bulgaria: 341 km
- Austria: 271 km*
- Bosnia & Herzegovina: 228 km
- Slovakia: 221 km
- Ireland: 215 km
- Israel: 117 km
- Belgium: 67 km
- Slovenia: 60 km*
- Canada: 48 km
Total: 17,492 km
As of April 25th, 2017. Taken from hitchlog.com (*)means I only hitched through the country
- Most distance covered with a single driver: 883 km
July 26 & 27, 2015: Ukrainian trucker in a Bulgarian truck who took me almost all the way from the Georgian-Turkish border at Sarpi to Bolu on my way to Istanbul within two days. Got this ride after a desperate, 2.5h wait near the border. Stayed a night in Samsun with a friend and then hitched this guy completely randomly again the next day near Merzifon.
- Longest single ride: 516 km
July 18 & 19, 2015: 'twas the morning of Bayram... Samsun to Batumi - Georgian trucker, whose truck kept breaking down, while the guy had to find an ATM that would accept AmEx and a place to top up his phone - needless to say, it took 14 hours and I arrived to Batumi at 3 am(but I got there and that's what matters :)
- Longest wait: 6 hrs
April 16, 2017: Atlanta, GA, various I-75 on-ramps. A cumulative wait time for 3 different spots. First was 3 hrs without any success, although 2 cars stopped (both going in the wrong direction). The second spot attracted an uber driver from Haiti after approx. 20 min., who took me for free to the next exit (about 3 miles, still deep suburbia). Third spot was completely hopeless and I gave up after 3 hours in the Sun and took a bus to Tennessee the next day. It was Easter Sunday, which might explain it...
- Highest speed: 180 kph
August 8, 2015: In a 50 kph zone (although this speed limit wasn't really justified in that particular spot) Between Uzunköprü and Edirne, Turkey, brand new Skoda Rapid.
- Best 24 Hours: 640 km
August 12, 2016: Warsaw to Bratislava on my way from Belarus. Got up very early and had some great rides along the way. Passed the 10k km milestone somewhere between Piotrków Trybunalski and Częstochowa.
- Ukraine(entering through the famous split village), Moldova(+Transnistria), Romania
- Serbia(Vojvodina, visiting Slovak villages), Romania (Banat, visiting Czech villages), Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Montenegro
- UAE, Oman, Saudi (inshallah, if I get a transit visa), Jordan
- Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia
- Russia to Japan (via Sakhalin)