Event of the Year 2020

Should we get a Fake Taxi? (Arrived)

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Updates

  • Jan. 22, 2020, 10:22 p.m. - In Valencia! Already having fun. Massive thank you to everyone who gave us a lift and contributed from our family and friends, to the two navy men, to mike and jinx and everyone between. You have helped a great cause, we have raised over 40 thousand pounds and counting for three worthy causes. You will not be forgot!
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 6:03 p.m. - Here
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 5:33 p.m. - Just arrived in Valencia bus station
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 1:52 p.m. - Leaving Barcelona now on a bus to Valencia
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 1:22 p.m. - No luck hitching out of Barcelona. Taking a bus to Valencia and we should arrive in time for the pub crawl!
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 9:22 a.m. - Still on Barcelona don't think we'll be getting a lift
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 11:16 p.m. - In Barcelona in a HOSTEL, finally a bed what an absolute treat. The black swan hostel.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 8:24 p.m. - Leaving Perpignan on a blabla bus to Barcelona
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 7:49 p.m. - Massive thank you to the gentlemen who has given us a lift to Perpignan and offered us complimentary croissants and coke (the drink...)!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:28 p.m. - Spoke to soon and jinxed it...now stuck outside of Perpignan
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 3:23 p.m. - Just past Carcassonne and seen it's beautiful castle
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 2:55 p.m. - Man came back for us! Unfortunately, because of the language barrier we have not gotten the licence plate number but he will be taking us to the Spanish border
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 2:55 p.m. - Caught a ride at the side of the D813 just before the roundabout that joins onto the A61 by a man who speaks little English. Off to the boarder of Spain now
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 2:46 p.m. - Blagged a bus from Toulouse city centre and walked towards the A roads heading towards the Spanish border in the hopes of getting picked up there...one driver has offered us a lift if he returns from the centre he sees us still standing at the side of the road! It's looking up!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1:29 p.m. - We were able to catch a free ride to Ramonville-Saint-Agne from the train station
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 10:09 a.m. - Just arrived in Brive-la-Galliard via train after being stuck in Paris
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:37 a.m. - On a train to Toulouse, great excuse for a much needed seven hour nap
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1:47 a.m. - Finally managed to find somewhere to stay for the night (at 2am) at the claret hotel in their lobby. Up early in the morning to travel to Toulouse
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 11:39 p.m. - At the bus station in Paris. Getting a lift of a taxi driver southward after he finished at 2 am
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 7:08 p.m. - Gave up on getting a free ride out of Calais after 7 long hours and multiple bus rides around the city, so we decided to hop on a train to Paris. Currently passing Saint-Just-en-Chaussée.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 4:32 p.m. - Planning on getting a train from Calais to Paris
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 9:19 a.m. - On the ferry!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 8:51 a.m. - Instead of driving us to Ashton mike generously drove us 35 minutes out of his way from work to drop us straight off in Dover. Big thanks to you, we hope you have a smashing day at work
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 6:53 a.m. - After 8 long hours in copham we are finally On our way to ashton with mike
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 6:46 a.m. - FINALLY! Got a lift after 8 hours - thank you Jesus!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 1:27 a.m. - In copham services south west London, sat in a days inn reception as their lowest offer for a room was £66.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 11:43 p.m. - At Cobham services....probably going to end up sleeping here in McDonalds if we are unsuccessful in hitching a ride soon
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 10:37 p.m. - In egham west London
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 10:30 p.m. - Travelling with Arthur who has also participated in race2 in the past, towards Brighton
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:57 p.m. - Gareth has been kind enough to supply us with curry for our travels. Thank you very much!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:47 p.m. - Heading towards Oxford in a car
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:32 p.m. - We are now in a car travelling east to Leigh Delamere services, with a gentleman from the army. Again he's going out of his way to drop us off at this service station. So big thankyou!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:32 p.m. - We have just had a lift of a lovely biker man name jinx who took us further than he needed, all the way to Micheal wood services north of Bristol. Thank you jinx! We hope you enjoy your concert in Manchester in February
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 6:56 p.m. - Hitched a ride heading towards Gloucester
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 6:28 p.m. - At Hilton Park services searching for another ride...and a will to live
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 5:18 p.m. - Approaching Stoke-on-Trent whilst being regaled with rowdy Navy tales : 10/10 would recommend
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 4:14 p.m. - Nearly at Kendal- Maisie's hometown!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 3:24 p.m. - Just passed Carlisle
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 2:08 p.m. - Managed to get a lift from lovely Navy personnel at Bothwell service station
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 12:14 p.m. - After many torturous hours stuck in Glasgow, we have finally blagged a bus down to Bothwell in the hopes of hitching a ride at Bothwell service station....!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 8:37 a.m. - Glasgow Team 12