Event of the Year 2020

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  • Jan. 22, 2020, 7:10 p.m. - Team 11 - Arrived in Valencia!!
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 2:47 p.m. - Team 11 - just passed Cuenca on route to Valencia
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 12:06 p.m. - Team 11 - No luck in Madrid and after falling asleep halfway through drinking an Irn Bru energy we've decided to take the train to Valencia.
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 8:48 a.m. - Team 11 - Ubered back into Madrid to try hitch from the original A3 start route after 6 hours of trying at the shell station with no sleep
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 7:45 a.m. - Team 11 - still stuck at shell patrol station trying to get a lift to no avail
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 3:39 a.m. - Team 11 - exhausted after the 27 hour bus. We got a taxi with a coupon code to Rivas Vaciamadrid where we're now at a Shell petrol station trying to hitch a ride.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 10:31 p.m. - Arrived in Madrid Sud Bus station
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 8:10 p.m. - Team 11 - Just passing Aranda de Duero on the way to Madrid, will most likely be pulling an all nighter to try hitch a ride to Valencia 💪
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 7:07 p.m. - Team 11 - Just below Burgos headed into Madrid
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:06 p.m. - Stopped off in Bilbao and now headed towards Madrid
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 2:53 p.m. - Team 11 - Just crossed the border into Irun on the way to Madrid 🇪🇸
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1:36 p.m. - Team 11 - Just passed Les Pignats in the Aquitaine National park
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1:35 p.m. - Team 11 - Just enough seats with literally none to spare and after butchering every spanish pronunciation under the sun the bordeuax driver has let us stay on the bus all the way to Madrid ETA 8PM!!! hype, but also SLEEP time
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 11:45 a.m. - Team 11 - Passed Marsas on the way to Bordeuax
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 10:16 a.m. - Team 11 - Just passed Linazay on the way to Boudeuax
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 8:14 a.m. - Team 11 - Just passed Tours, planning our next move once we arrive in Bordeuax since we missed our transfer due to the A10 roadworks.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 6:26 a.m. - Finally moving again after a stupid amount of time just passed Orléans
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 4:10 a.m. - Have been stuck on the A10 just before Orléans for about 5 hours due to a road accident up ahead :(
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 12:18 a.m. - Team 11 - Almost passed Orléans en route to Bordeuax
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 10:41 p.m. - Team 11 - On the bus to Bordeuax which we need to get off for a transfer for Perpignan at 5AM. SLEEP
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 9:25 p.m. - Had something to eat, tried for half an hour to get on a public bus towards the airport but no luck. Walked to the bus station and whipped out the kilt and took off our warm clothes to try pull on the office guys heartstrings and said we only have 30 euros. He initially offered a 10% discount on a bus to Lyon but we were able to keep pushing for about an hour and after explaining our ‘situation’ got two bus tickets to Perpignan for 14 Euro each!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 7:04 p.m. - Team 11 - Off the bus in Bagnolet after our driver had some serious road rage shouting PUTA a few times
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 6:36 p.m. - Entered Paris through the A1, going to attempt to blag a bus to the airport or somewhere better to find a station to hitch from.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 5:21 p.m. - Just passed Amiens on the bus to Paris!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 3:34 p.m. - Landed in Calais, bus is taking us to Paris.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 1:37 p.m. - Team 11 - On bus to Paris, just about to cross the channel to Calais.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 12:34 p.m. - Team 11 - Met a nice man who gave us money to book Flixbus tickets across the channel to Paris!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 8:48 a.m. - arrived in Dover, going to BP station to hitch
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 8:29 a.m. - successfully hitched a ride from Maidstone to Dover city Center
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 7:08 a.m. - Team 11 - AWAKE going to try again this morning from Maidstone
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:18 p.m. - Team 11 - Arrived at Maidstone Services, going to attempt to hitch a ride over the channel
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 6:22 p.m. - Team 11 - Passing Watford going through to Maidstone services
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 4:30 p.m. - Team 11 - Just passed Wolverhampton and have been joined by team one in the same car 😀
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 2:58 p.m. - Team 11 - Just passed Wigan on the way down the M6, on our way to Maidstone services to hopefully hitch across the channel!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 12:43 p.m. - Reached Carlisle and the drivers taking us all the way to Hastings or Maidstone depending on what we decide, surprised to get out of Glasgow after hiking for 2 hours to reach a demolished service station. Ended up waiting 3 minutes for a ride showing that luck is truly better than experience!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 10:53 a.m. - Hitched a ride in car off of Uddingston services
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 10:40 a.m. - Team 11 Check in. We're at uddingston services
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 7:15 a.m. - Team 11 off bus Glasgow