Jan. 23, 2020, 4:05 a.m. - Off the bus en route to the hostel for a NAP
Jan. 22, 2020, 9:28 p.m. - Going to sleep on this bus !
Jan. 22, 2020, 8:26 p.m. - Definitely the only crew on this night bus to Valencia. Expect us at 5:30am
Jan. 22, 2020, 6:27 p.m. - in san sebastián (forgot to update oops) and we raised enough to get the night bus to valencia at 9:30!!!
Jan. 22, 2020, 3:16 p.m. - On the train from irun to san sebastián FINALLY. gonna try to fundraise for night bus tickets to valencia bc apparently hitchhiking in northern spain is impossible :))
Jan. 22, 2020, 2:17 p.m. - Little luck, in a gas station in behobia
Jan. 22, 2020, 12:08 p.m. - Off the bus and ready to trek into Spain!
Jan. 22, 2020, 11:02 a.m. - When all hope was low and we couldn't blag, we stood outside the train station trying to raise funds for our tickets. A woman who couldn't pay much stopped and YELLED AT EVERYONE PASSING BY UNTIL WE GOT OUR FUNDS! OUR HERO!!!
Train times were sadly too late by then so we're getting a bus and saving the extra money for either more transport or for the donation bin. Next stop--Henday!!
Jan. 22, 2020, 9:12 a.m. - Blagged another bus out--can't believe it worked, french bus drivers are either really nice or just don't care in the slightest for authority. We're here for it though- VIVE LA REVOLUTION
Esso gas station just south of Bayonne
Jan. 22, 2020, 8:31 a.m. - It's been a weird morning. Blagging city bus Into Bayonne city Center and then gonna try to head back out on another bus to a gas station out of town. Hopefully we can get something going españa way
Jan. 22, 2020, 6:20 a.m. - We're awake and going to walk an hour south to a gas station (whoop whoop)
Jan. 21, 2020, 8:28 p.m. - at the premiere classes hotel in bayonne. it's not very premier. going to sleep
Jan. 21, 2020, 6:36 p.m. - In Bayonne for the night, gonna grab some dinner and get a well deserved night's sleep at a hotel on the road. Nice to get a touristy minute in !
Jan. 21, 2020, 5:04 p.m. - MADE THE RIGHT CALL STOPPING. En route Bayonne
Jan. 21, 2020, 4:56 p.m. - Out just south of Bordeaux on the E70
Jan. 21, 2020, 4:22 p.m. - Couldn't hack it in Bordeaux so on the way to Arcachon
Jan. 21, 2020, 3:29 p.m. - Still stuck outside Bordeaux--might be going in for some wine after all
Jan. 21, 2020, 12:57 p.m. - Out at a total to the east of Bordeaux--time to work some magic
Jan. 21, 2020, 11:46 a.m. - Headed to Bordeaux! It'll take all of our energy not to stop for a wine tasting trip.
Energy level: wine:)
Jan. 21, 2020, 10:03 a.m. - Just got to a shell right off the A10
Jan. 21, 2020, 9:42 a.m. - We got a taxi to a gas station just south of Poitier, but now we got another taxi (OFF DUTY WHO WORKS IN ROCHELLE) to pick us up on his way back. What a win !
Jan. 21, 2020, 7:38 a.m. - at a rest stop outside poitier waiting on a ride south
Jan. 21, 2020, 7:04 a.m. - getting back in the same car en route to a rest stop to hitch a ride south
Jan. 20, 2020, 5:25 p.m. - staying in our drivers house in poitiers for the night, heading south again in the morning
Jan. 20, 2020, 4:21 p.m. - energy level: low. adrenaline level: high
Jan. 20, 2020, 4:17 p.m. - #35 lift to Poitiers
Jan. 20, 2020, 3:42 p.m. - #35 near the A10 toll trying to hitch to bordeaux
Jan. 20, 2020, 2:52 p.m. - Energy level: as with the sun it's going down, but we're not deterred by a little night--especially with the promises of southern french wine
Jan. 20, 2020, 2:50 p.m. - Tours bound!
Jan. 20, 2020, 2:20 p.m. - #35 dropped off at the Shell station on the A85. waiting for a ride south
Jan. 20, 2020, 12:32 p.m. - #35-- headed toward angers
There's is a dog in the car
A large dog
We might just never leave
Jan. 20, 2020, 10:14 a.m. - Energy level: plus café s'il vous plaît
Jan. 20, 2020, 10:14 a.m. - #35-- just got off at an alençon gas station by the nicest woman none of us have ever not understood !!!
Jan. 20, 2020, 9:09 a.m. - Getting picked up, headed to Le Mans! The best place around "hands" down!!!
Jan. 20, 2020, 8:09 a.m. - we made it to the E.leclerc service station off of the n158, trying to hitch a ride south
Jan. 20, 2020, 6:42 a.m. - couldn't get anything from the port so we got a cab to a rest stop out of caen south called Cormelles-le-royal
Jan. 20, 2020, 5:52 a.m. - Awake and ready to start asking these care for a ride
Jan. 19, 2020, 10:47 p.m. - checking in from THE FERRY TO CAENE! bought tickets and fundraising the money. energy level: -100. going to sleep soon
Jan. 19, 2020, 9:28 p.m. - #35-- just arrived in Portsmouth ferry terminal ! Gonna see if we can raise funds to get across !
Jan. 19, 2020, 9:06 p.m. - #35 - getting picked up and taken to the ferry port
Gonna try to raise the money to make our way across !!
Jan. 19, 2020, 8:13 p.m. - #35 - at the Southampton airport, crossing fingers we can blag this next bus to Portsmouth harbour !
Jan. 19, 2020, 7:49 p.m. - #35 - on way to Portsmouth station, hoping to blag a bus to the ferry.
Jan. 19, 2020, 7:21 p.m. - #35-- arrived in Basingstoke train station, time to see if we'll get any luck at this station
Jan. 19, 2020, 7:06 p.m. - #35--train to Basingstoke, then on route to Portsmouth
Jan. 19, 2020, 6:31 p.m. - #35--at Andover train station trying to blag to Basingstoke
But for as successful a day as this has been, tragedy has befallen us, and in the cold winter night, cady left her gloves on the bus.
Jan. 19, 2020, 5:57 p.m. - #35--tough luck in Tidworth so we're blagging a stagecoach to Andover and reassessing then
Jan. 19, 2020, 4:32 p.m. - Out at EG Tidworth gas station--let's see if we can get another 58 miles to Portsmouth tonight !!
Jan. 19, 2020, 2:39 p.m. - #35--about two hours outside of Tidworth. We've got some night ferry plans, but need some more flashes of luck to get it. Fingers crossed!
Jan. 19, 2020, 11:03 a.m. - Tidworth is where we're headed
Jan. 19, 2020, 10:58 a.m. - #35--got kicked off BP but went to McDonald's rest stop where we got picked up in headed WEST OF LONDON
Energy level: we didn't need these coffees but we have them anyway
Number of times laughed at outside McDonald's: 3
Jan. 19, 2020, 10:28 a.m. - Just got out at the BP station just north of lockerbie, and we're PUMPED to get in more strangers' cars!!!
Jan. 19, 2020, 9:30 a.m. - #35-- headed toward lockerby
Update: finally got some luck! Just as energy was losing we got the ONE CAR in the station. Energy level: couldn't be happier (or colder!)
Jan. 19, 2020, 8:45 a.m. - got out at bothwell service station
Jan. 19, 2020, 8:23 a.m. - #35--getting into car heading south on m74 toward the shell station 10 min away
Jan. 19, 2020, 7:34 a.m. - Team #35--Blagged onto an 18 bus toward glenhills--getting off at Victoria street to head toward the petrol station
Jan. 19, 2020, 7:02 a.m. - Team #35--off the bus outside Buchanan bus station in Glasgow. High hopes