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Hitching to Delft, Netherlands on Carnival vacation 2007

Mdsmendes, or Miguel Mendes, is a contributor to this wiki. Mdsmendes is also active on hospitality exchange networks such as HospitalityClub and CouchSurfing.

He was born in Lisboa, Portugal, and has lived there most of his life except for a small period in Barcelona So far he has travelled a bit through Europe.

Hitchhiking experience

Europe: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland

America: Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, USA

Present Travelling

Now living in Berlin, Germany as an Erasmus student and planning many more hitching trips!

Past Interesting Travels

After working during the summer of 2007 to raise money, Miguel travelled for a year in South, Central and North America. First of all he volunteered at an orphanage close to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, called Casa do Caminho.


On the 15th of February 2007 a friend and I had our longest ride ever: from Nîmes to Cologne, it was something around 1130 km :)

My longest wait was in France where I stayed at a gas station for 2 hours. Not much, I know.

Has hitchhiked in Europe and America. Total land covered? Around 27370 km.