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==Who am I==
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Lithuanian TV production/Cinema student.
  
Belgian student in med school. Only hitched for a couple of times near my hometown Ghent, but i made my first real hitch hiking trip accros France last summer.
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==Hitchhiking Experience==
My nickname was derived from my love of Sylvester Stallone as Rambo and Rocky, and the running joke me and my hitch buddy [[User:Nathan]] had on the stairs of La Defence, a famous bussiness centre in Paris with an excellent view.
 
  
So far i haven't hitched that much, but i'm dreaming of someday hitching across the USA, and offcourse there's still plenty of Europe for me to discover.
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===[[Europe]]===
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Finland, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, France, UK, Spain, Portugal, Morocco.
  
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==Trips==
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Vilnius-Warsaw-Berlin-Munich-Padua-Arezzo-Rome.
  
==Hitchhiking Experience==
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Vilnius-Berlin-Amsterdam-Paris.
  
===[[Europe]]===
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Manchester-London-Leeds-Liverpool.
[[Belgium]], [[France]]
 
  
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Vilnius-Prague-Milan-Monaco-Barcelona-Valencia-Barcelona.
  
==Trips==
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London-Paris-St.Tropez-Cannes-Lugano-Erfurt-Berlin-Vilnius.
First timers in France [http://maps.google.nl/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=nl&msa=0&msid=102976187262334795533.0004572b9dfe6ec47e759&ll=49.203243,2.427979&spn=4.2642,11.645508&z=7]
 
[[Image:lifter_nightfall.jpg|thumb|right|250 px|In Normandie, [[France]], trying to hitchhike to Ouistreham, my first trip as a hitchhiker (September '08).]]
 
  
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Vilnius-Berlin-Duisburg-Brussels-Bruges-Lille-Lyon-Marsille-Cannes-Nice-Menton-Genoa-Monterosso-Vilnius.
  
==Stats==
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Vilnius-Sventoji-Vilnius.
  
''Total distance:'' 1656 km
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Vilnius-Prague.
  
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Budapest-Vilnius.
  
''Best scenery:'' the area around Cancale and St-Malo in France. Thanks to a very friendly doctor who drove us for more than one hour accros a coastline with beaches, clifs and oyster farms.
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Vilnius-Prague-Bled-Ljubljana-Barcelona-Lisbon-Faro-Lagos-Algeciras-Ceuta-Tetouan-Chefchaouen-Fes-Casablanca-Marrakesh-Barcelona-Vilnius.
  
''Longest distance 24hrs:'' 455.35km
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==Stats==
  
''Longest time waiting:'' 3 hours at Rennes, France
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''Total distance:'' 35 000 km
  
''Most fun lift:'' after being stuck for 3 hours, a lift from Rennes to Paris. Spent 6 hours in a classic volkswagen van from '76 with a cool hippie girl driving through small villages and countryside
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''Best scenery:''  
  
''Shortest time waiting:'' 1 second in Ghent... I was hitchhiking home, walking on a big road. I turned so i faced the cars, and lifted my thumb. Just as i did this, a blue car was passing by and instantly stopped. Amazing!
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''Longest distance 24hrs:'' 900 km
  
[[Category:Hitchhikers]]
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''Longest time waiting:'' 6 hours
[[Category:Hitchhikers in Belgium]]
 

Revision as of 00:34, 12 December 2011

Lithuanian TV production/Cinema student.

Hitchhiking Experience

Europe

Finland, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland, France, UK, Spain, Portugal, Morocco.

Trips

Vilnius-Warsaw-Berlin-Munich-Padua-Arezzo-Rome.

Vilnius-Berlin-Amsterdam-Paris.

Manchester-London-Leeds-Liverpool.

Vilnius-Prague-Milan-Monaco-Barcelona-Valencia-Barcelona.

London-Paris-St.Tropez-Cannes-Lugano-Erfurt-Berlin-Vilnius.

Vilnius-Berlin-Duisburg-Brussels-Bruges-Lille-Lyon-Marsille-Cannes-Nice-Menton-Genoa-Monterosso-Vilnius.

Vilnius-Sventoji-Vilnius.

Vilnius-Prague.

Budapest-Vilnius.

Vilnius-Prague-Bled-Ljubljana-Barcelona-Lisbon-Faro-Lagos-Algeciras-Ceuta-Tetouan-Chefchaouen-Fes-Casablanca-Marrakesh-Barcelona-Vilnius.

Stats

Total distance: 35 000 km

Best scenery:

Longest distance 24hrs: 900 km

Longest time waiting: 6 hours