Event of the Year 2020

Team Third Wheel (Arrived)

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Updates

  • Jan. 22, 2020, 1:49 p.m. - Team 7: about to arrive at hostel
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 10:27 a.m. - we expect to be Valencia by 14:30. See y'all soon!
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 7:25 a.m. - Team 7: one 15 bus journey later we are in Barcelona !
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 5:11 a.m. - Team 7: We are OFFICIALLY IN SPAIN
  • Jan. 22, 2020, 3:50 a.m. - We are awake and we are in Narbonne. Who knew sitting on a bus for 15 hours could actually make ones arse ache? Anyways, less then an hour till the boarder and around 3 till Barcalona. Will try to update when we are in Spain!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 10:41 p.m. - Pulled into Lyon. Should be on way to barça soon. SLEEP
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 8:02 p.m. - on the bus to barça! Also here is team 18. We are stopped near Dijon, hoping to get on the road soon.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 4:15 p.m. - Team 7: BARCELONA BOUND BABY!! Massive thanks to everyone who took pity on us and donated to our transports. Although there are rumors of storms we are hopeful they will just be rain by the time we get there. Are expecting heavy traffic tho.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1:43 p.m. - Team 7: still in Paris. Ate lunch by notre dame now in some fishy theamed gardens. Our bus leaves at 5 for barça should arrive by 8am tomorrow morning! A massive massive thanks to everyone who sponsored us allowing us to get tickets so far south.
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 12:52 p.m. - Wandering around Paris waiting for an overnight bus that will take us to Barcelona
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 10:23 a.m. - Team 7: made it to Paris! Asked around at got several donations that nearly cover the cost of a bus to Barcelona... heading out at 5pm tonight!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 9:04 a.m. - Team 7: Bonjour Monsueir McLion! deffo gonna miss bus to Le Mans :(. Just passed Creil, about an hour from Paris!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 6:51 a.m. - Finally out of the tunnel after being stuck 5 hours. Now in France and still heading towards Paris! EU SIGNON
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 6:51 a.m. - Made it across channel passed through Calais enroute to Paris, hopefully we can still catch our bus to Le Mans!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:33 a.m. - we went from being on the Scots boarders so long we thought we were Boarder Control there, turns out we were actual channel hoarder control all along! ;)
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 5:32 a.m. - well well well, Agasint all odds and a 3 hour delay on the tunnel we are heading to France!!!!
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 2:07 a.m. - Heading into the channel tunnel now and should be arriving in Paris for tomorrow morning. UK SIGNOFF
  • Jan. 21, 2020, 1:23 a.m. - Team 7: just had our passports checked awaiting the bus to go onto the tunnel
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 11:14 p.m. - Just boarded a bus and will soon be leaving the UK for France!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 10:05 p.m. - Team 7: at bus stop awaiting bus at 23:30
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 7:23 p.m. - Team 7: tubes seems much more reliable then hitchhiking... made it to Victoria station, our bus leaves at 23:30. Perhaps into some sightseeing in the mean time.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 6:44 p.m. - Finally on the tube! First heading to Euston and then Victoria
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 11:34 a.m. - Arrived in South Mimms now, hoping for the same luck as team 6 and get a lift towards France!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 11:07 a.m. - He also thought we were runway secondary schoolers at first.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 11:05 a.m. - Team 7: moving update. Managed to convince our driver to take us to South Mimms service station after answering some quiz questions about biology!
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 10:46 a.m. - Heading towards London now, hopefully stop on the way there
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 10:24 a.m. - Arrived at Services outside Milton Keynes
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 9:58 a.m. - Starting to speed up now! Heading to Milton Keynes where we can hopefully get a lift heading towards London.
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 9:33 a.m. - At Watford gap service station, hoping we won't be here too long
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 9:03 a.m. - We've been given a lift heading towards Northampton on the M1! Slowly inching closer to the m25
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 8:36 a.m. - Arrived at Leicester services and its looking bleak... At least someone bought us coffee
  • Jan. 20, 2020, 7:31 a.m. - We're awake and being dropped of at a service station further south on the M1.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 10:12 p.m. - Forever thankful to the amazing Robyn from Leicester who picked us up and gave us a bed to sleep in! Greatful to have made it this far and looking forward to france.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 9:22 p.m. - After many hours and many failed attempts at hangman later. Team 7 and the "flamimno" have been saved and have found somewhere to stay the night with Sara's friend.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 7:46 p.m. - Got to a service station outside Nottingham! Some lovely people gave us some handwarmers but no lifts yet...
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 5:27 p.m. - Another quick turnaround after less than 5 minutes of trying we have a lift to the M1 at Nottingham. All hyped and powering on into the evening.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 4:59 p.m. - Lovely to not be in the Scottish Borders anymore. Made it to Wetherby!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 3:10 p.m. - Finally leaving Gretna after being there so long we were starting to feel like border control. On our way to Wetherby where we can hopefully keep heading south.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 11:15 a.m. - After only 30 mins at Bothwell services we have a lift heading down to Carlisle!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 10:49 a.m. - Arrived at Bothwell services, having a well earned hot chocolate. Feet are cold but hoping it will be easier from now on!
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 10:31 a.m. - Finally heading out of Glasgow! Yayyyyy! On our way to Bothwell services.
  • Jan. 19, 2020, 7:14 a.m. - Team 7 off bus.