Istanbul to UK Hitchhike in Pictures

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Here are some images from when I hitchhiked from Istanbul to the UK. The whole trip cost less than €45 for two people and took nine days (via mountains, beaches, and Venice). I even made a short video about it which you can watch here.

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Turkey, one of the few countries where hitchhiking on the motorway is OK
In the back of a van
In the back of a van
Shepards in Bulgaria
Shepards in Bulgaria
A tractor on the main road in Bulgaria
A tractor on the main road in Bulgaria
Rain, a hitchhiker's nightmare
Rain, a hitchhiker’s nightmare
Protests in Sofia, Bulgaria
After leaving the protests in Istanbul, we found more protests in Sofia, Bulgaria

Me and Christo

A trucker's lunch
A trucker’s lunch

Crossing the Turkish-Bulgarian border on foot at night

Sleeping in Venice
Sleeping in Venice
The Dolomites, Italy
The Dolomites, Italy
One day, I will live with goats
One day, I will live with goats
Crazy goat lady
Crazy goat lady

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Bed in Italy
Bed in Italy
Would you trust your kids with this face?!
Would you trust your kids with this face?!
Stick your tongue out if you love hitchhiking
Stick your tongue out if you love hitchhiking
I found a wetsuit on the beach, so I put it on
I found a wetsuit on the beach, so I put it on

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Escape from the midday Italian sun
Escape from the midday Italian sun

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All good things come to an end
All good things come to an end
Sleeping out on the beach in Italy
Sleeping out on the beach in Italy
Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo

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Two Muslims insisted that they had to share their Jim Beam with us.. at 8 in the morning
Two Muslims insisted that they had to share their Jim Beam with us.. at 8 in the morning
Two Polish hitchers we met near Paris
Two Polish hitchers we met near Paris
The coldest part of our journey, just miles from our final destination in the UK
The coldest part of our journey, just miles from our final destination in the UK

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