Jan. 22, 2020, 8:25 p.m. - team 40 have MADE IT!! So happy, so ready to celebrate, so relieved!! Thank you to everyone who's helped us along the way... Crawford, Lauren and Cath are DONE💃🏻
Jan. 22, 2020, 7:41 p.m. - team 40 have arrive in Valencia!!!!! Just started walking from the bus station to hostel, should be there so soooon!!! excited is an understatement
Jan. 22, 2020, 6:28 p.m. - still on bus, stopped at a service station just north of Orpesa
Jan. 22, 2020, 3:34 p.m. - after many hours of trying to get a lift, lots of deliberation about what to do, and the rain starting again we have decided to get a bus from Barcelona to Valencia for the last leg of our journey. So close but so far... we're just excited to see everyone now!!
Jan. 22, 2020, 1:05 p.m. - pertol station was dismal. total of 5 cars drove through - we have relocated to a slip road off the main road... become well acquainted with a lost 'just eat' cyclist, maybe he can come with us🤷🏼♀️
Jan. 22, 2020, 11:45 a.m. - standing at a galp petrol station that took us two hours to find. it's humid. we are tired already
Jan. 22, 2020, 9:32 a.m. - team 40 awake and determined to get going! We WILL be in Valencia today💪🏼
Jan. 22, 2020, 12:05 a.m. - sleep time for us... in a BED!!!! exciting times. Finish line is close in sight for tomorrow. NIGHT ALL
Jan. 21, 2020, 10:57 p.m. - Arrived in an extremely stormy Barcelona and staying in an airbnb hiding from the rain, wind and thunder. Never have we been more excited to shower in our lives😍
Jan. 21, 2020, 8:11 p.m. - we got chucked off the bus and onto a train with no warning, so now we're heading to barca but on the train🤷🏼♀️
Jan. 21, 2020, 7:11 p.m. - on a cheap bus from blanes to barcelona to stay with team 23 for the night! stormy + wet + dark + cold = bad combination
Jan. 21, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - the place is called Blanes
Jan. 21, 2020, 6:26 p.m. - Have been dropped off an hour outside Barcelona! Feeling very hungry, also we're still damp from this morning:(((
Jan. 21, 2020, 5:26 p.m. - Got a lift!! jumped in so didn't catch the number plate and it's a hire car - lovely russian couple on holiday and taking us just north of barcelona! feeling warmer now
Jan. 21, 2020, 4:56 p.m. - out of car and at another toll point near a place called pont de mollins. trying to catch a lift before it gets too cold
Jan. 21, 2020, 3:18 p.m. - FINALLY GOT A LIFT!!! soggy and cold but in a car to first town in spain. Thank you SO MUCH team 23 we love u so much xxxxx
Jan. 21, 2020, 2:04 p.m. - at tolls now... waiting
Jan. 21, 2020, 1:13 p.m. - heading back out to the tolls now that the roads are open again. Praying for a good lift!!
Jan. 21, 2020, 10:21 a.m. - so we tried to get to the tolls to get a lift towards spain but literally all roads closed. spoke to a police officer who said (in a mix of french and hand gestures) there was no chance. currently heading back to Perpignan to find somewhere to dry off... we are soaked lol
Jan. 21, 2020, 7:18 a.m. - Team 40 in Perpignan! It is very wet so we're trying to work out the best next move to keep semi-dry
Jan. 20, 2020, 10:53 p.m. - Just got on the overnight flixbus to Perpignan. Pretty busy bus, Crawfords been punted to the back without us - sending prayers to him xxx going to try and get some sleep now, check back in the morning!
Jan. 20, 2020, 9:27 p.m. - We've been dropped off in Bourges and are currently hiding from the cold in the lobby of hotel Ibis. Spotted an overnight bus down to Perpignan which we can get using some money that was donated for our travel so think that's what we'll do! That means accommodation AND movement, win win.
Jan. 20, 2020, 7:01 p.m. - Just got picked up in another record time - standing for under 5 mins!! after a slow and tiring day we're feeling a bit better for getting two nice lifts. Heading to Bourges.
Jan. 20, 2020, 5:11 p.m. - The lovely Nathalie has just dropped us off at a service station just off the A10 called Autogrill we think, just north of orléans. Stopping here for a much needed rest.
Jan. 20, 2020, 2:56 p.m. - In a car on the start of the a10, hopefully will get going again soon!
Jan. 20, 2020, 2:17 p.m. - Team 40 - We are now at Cora Massy, and hoping to get a lift! Feeling tired but determined
Jan. 20, 2020, 12:22 p.m. - Currently trying to work out the nearest service station/petrol station to get a lift onto the motorway from
Jan. 20, 2020, 12:21 p.m. - This is team 40 we have got a lift near chatenay malabry? She dropped us off on the road off the motorway so we don't really have a specific location to give
Jan. 20, 2020, 11:42 a.m. - Team 40 here! Currently at Pont de Sevres! Hoping to hitchhike out of Paris
Jan. 20, 2020, 10:20 a.m. - Sitting in a coffee shop with team 23. we're following anna cause she speaks french
Jan. 20, 2020, 8:39 a.m. - MADE IT TO PARIS!!! Still sleepy but slowly preparing for another day of hitchhiking
Jan. 20, 2020, 5:09 a.m. - Now on route to Paris from the ferry at Calais... the whole 'sleep on the bus' plan didn't quite work out.
Jan. 20, 2020, 3:39 a.m. - bit confused to wake up on the ferry at dover rather than going through the channel tunnel but suppose it's still going to the same place, the fun never stops!!! UK Sign Off
Jan. 19, 2020, 11:43 p.m. - We're just on the bus from Victoria to Paris, feeling very sleepy and excited for a nap! zzzzzz
Jan. 19, 2020, 10:20 p.m. - waiting at victoria station, going to get an overnight bus to Paris departing at 11.30pm
Jan. 19, 2020, 8:03 p.m. - Team 40 arrived at wimbledon!! about to get the tube to Victoria to see about night buses
Jan. 19, 2020, 6:56 p.m. - Team 40 been picked up at Oxford Services in a beauuutiful fancy car, heading to Wimbledon now
Jan. 19, 2020, 5:11 p.m. - also wanna give ruth a shout-out for being amazing!! if ur tracking here follow us on insta for more updates as well !!@scrambledlegs40
Jan. 19, 2020, 5:01 p.m. - team 40 made it to Oxford Services!! Feeling slightly sleepy with the exception of Crawford who slept that entire car ride lol. Going to eat some food here then plan next move
Jan. 19, 2020, 2:57 p.m. - team 40 got dropped off and then picked up STRAIGHT AWAY!! The people we were with before flagged a car down for us and we jumped straight in, amazinggg! Heading towards Oxford Services now!
Jan. 19, 2020, 1:40 p.m. - Been picked up from the services, heading south a few services down!
Jan. 19, 2020, 1:07 p.m. - team 40 been dropped at Lancaster services, straight back to the hitchhike grind! Hopefully get a lift soon
Jan. 19, 2020, 11:54 a.m. - team 40 have managed to get a lift down to blackpool after waiting less than 10 minutes! Just chatting away in the car. Shoutout to Cairns for the lift to Southwaite:)
Jan. 19, 2020, 10:23 a.m. - Arrived at Southwaite Services, going to have a coffee before we venture out to try set off again!
Jan. 19, 2020, 9:11 a.m. - just got picked up in glasgow, heading towards Carlisle! A car stopped to take pictures of us but then quickly drove away... I think it's the foam thumb
Jan. 19, 2020, 7:15 a.m. - We're currently walking to central station to see if we can blag a train somewhere! Feeling very EGGcited to start racing!