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== Hitching around ==
 
== Hitching around ==
Svalbard has the approximate size of Ireland, but almost no roads. There are only a few settlements, of which the main one is Longyearbyen. Even there, roads are almost just within the town. The exception is the 6 kilometer road to the airport, where also the camping site is located (as a hitchhiker, you usually stay there). On this road, hitchhiking is super easy, almost each car gives you a lift. But there is another, quite extraordinary possibility to hitchhike: Go to the airport and ask the crews whether they can give you a lift. Not sure they will, but once it worked. ''See also: [[Plane|Hitchhiking a plane]]''
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Svalbard has the approximate size of Ireland, but almost no roads. There are only a few settlements, of which the main one is Longyearbyen. Even there, roads are almost just within the town. The exception is the 6 kilometer road to the airport, where also the camping site is located (as a hitchhiker, you usually stay there). On this road, hitchhiking is super easy, almost each car gives you a lift. But there is another, quite extraordinary possibility to hitchhike: Go to the airport and ask the crews whether they can give you a lift. Not sure they will, but once it worked. ''See also: [[Hitchhiking a plane]]''
  
 
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Revision as of 01:21, 8 October 2011

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen are an extraterritorial part of Norway.

Hitching around

Svalbard has the approximate size of Ireland, but almost no roads. There are only a few settlements, of which the main one is Longyearbyen. Even there, roads are almost just within the town. The exception is the 6 kilometer road to the airport, where also the camping site is located (as a hitchhiker, you usually stay there). On this road, hitchhiking is super easy, almost each car gives you a lift. But there is another, quite extraordinary possibility to hitchhike: Go to the airport and ask the crews whether they can give you a lift. Not sure they will, but once it worked. See also: Hitchhiking a plane