Jan. 23, 2020, 10:53 a.m. - Will be at the Hostel in 10 minutes. A very mediocre finish for a far less than mediocre trio of racers.
Jan. 23, 2020, 10:11 a.m. - Just passing Benicàssim, no festivals to report. On our to outskirts of Valencia
Jan. 23, 2020, 7:31 a.m. - Long live the Volvo, Javier has picked us up from Castellbisbal and is taking us south!
Jan. 23, 2020, 5:05 a.m. - Team 15 update: arrived in Barcelona in our bus from Toulouse! Ready to find (hopefully) our last blag to Valencia!
Jan. 23, 2020, 5:01 a.m. - Arrived in Barcelona, going to Take Renfe train R4 from St.Vicenç de Calders to Castellbisbal to try and blag a lift after breakfast
Jan. 22, 2020, 11:26 p.m. - Bénito's banter bus now bounces towards Barcelona. Full marks for alliteration, low marks for hitchhiking speed.
Jan. 22, 2020, 8:14 p.m. - Does it get any more cultural than an Irish bar? No it doesn't, if you're definition of French culture is a €5 glass of lemonade and premier league football?!? 2 hour countdown until our overnight bus to Barcelona, sponsored by Marianne from Ouibus 🚌
Jan. 22, 2020, 4:28 p.m. - In a cafe in Toulouse, rain pattering down on the pavements and in ours souls, our bus awaits us at 11
Jan. 22, 2020, 12:09 p.m. - If you say Toulouse in an English accent it sounds a lot like 'to loose'. Coincidence? Absolutely. We've managed to blag a bus towards Barcelona overnight. Until then time for some French culture in the rain
Jan. 22, 2020, 9:43 a.m. - Just arrived in Toulouse, going to make our way to the centre to see if we can blag our way towards the Middle/ East
Jan. 22, 2020, 6:31 a.m. - On a bus towards Toulouse, arriving just after 10
Jan. 22, 2020, 4:29 a.m. - In Bordeaux and there is NO sunrise to be seen can you believe it! Will try and make our way to Toulouse
Jan. 21, 2020, 7:36 p.m. - Sleep
Jan. 21, 2020, 7:36 p.m. - We're boarding a bus to Bordeaux from Paris now, arriving there at 5:30am, looking forward to a warm sunrise 🌅
Jan. 21, 2020, 2:32 p.m. - Off the tube at Châtillon and walking towards Gentilly to hitch a ride down south
Jan. 21, 2020, 1:41 p.m. - Arrived at Saint-Denise, on our way to the south of Paris via metro now 🚆
Jan. 21, 2020, 12:01 p.m. - Quick pause in Ressons-sur-Matz on the way to Saint-Denise Université, Paris. Ben translated for our new friend Lance who got abandoned at a service station whilst in the toilet on a bus to Paris with his phone and laptop still on the bus! He's joined us on the bus to Paris and is now being indoctrinated with Race2 propaganda. On our way to Saint-Denise again
Jan. 21, 2020, 9:30 a.m. - Boarding blablabus now, set to arrive in Saint-Denise, Paris at 14:40
Jan. 21, 2020, 8:10 a.m. - Nibbling at croissants in Lille, Jumping on a bus to Paris at 10:40, will let u know when we're on that
Jan. 21, 2020, 6:09 a.m. - In car again getting a lift back in the centre of Lille
Jan. 20, 2020, 8:37 p.m. - We have now arrived in Leers for the night, an army of 200 quaint model horses stares at us as we go to sleep.
Jan. 20, 2020, 8:18 p.m. - (Will send numberplate in 10 mins currently polite chit chat)
Jan. 20, 2020, 8:18 p.m. - Picked up at Lille station and take to lovely Valerie and Damian's house for dinner, before setting off tomorrow
Jan. 20, 2020, 6:33 p.m. - On our way towards Lille via train, good to be in France where the public sector doesn't strike! Looking forward to seeing more of the loyal French public service as we make our way down south.
Jan. 20, 2020, 5:35 p.m. - Taking a short, free, public bus to central Calais now
Jan. 20, 2020, 5:08 p.m. - EU Signin
Jan. 20, 2020, 3:43 p.m. - Team 15 update: on a ferry to Calais port now! U.K. SIGN OFF!
Jan. 20, 2020, 10:04 a.m. - Team 15 update, got a lift from Maidstone services to Dover Ferry BP petrol station xx
Jan. 20, 2020, 9:26 a.m. - Team 15 update, still at Maidstone trying our luck at snagging a lift to Dover!
Jan. 19, 2020, 11:23 p.m. - Team 15 SLEEP
Jan. 19, 2020, 8:22 p.m. - Team 15 update: Ben Alex and Joe en route to Maidstone services now
Jan. 19, 2020, 6:39 p.m. - TEAM 15 update: Ben Alex and Joe are en route from the petrol station to clackett Lane services.
Jan. 19, 2020, 5:51 p.m. - Team 15 update: Ben Alex and Joe at petrol station in West Drayton 43 Holloway Lane waiting on a lift.
Jan. 19, 2020, 3:15 p.m. - Team 15 update: Ben Alex and Joe still in blue Peugeot en route to Maidenhead just done a pit stop at the Tesco in Longford back on the journey
Jan. 19, 2020, 1:36 p.m. - Ben Alex and Joe got a new lift from Knutsford services down to Maidenhead (London).
Jan. 19, 2020, 1:25 p.m. - Got a new lift from BP petrol station to Knutsford services
Jan. 19, 2020, 12:20 p.m. - Current location is:
BP petrol station by Manchester Airport
Jan. 19, 2020, 10:15 a.m. - Team 15 Ben Alex and Joe got a new lift from Carlisle services to Manchester services
Jan. 19, 2020, 8:55 a.m. - Team 15 Ben Alex and Joe got our first lift southbound on the M74
Jan. 19, 2020, 8:03 a.m. - Team 15 Ben, Alex and Joe still waiting for our first lift