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HitchBOT robot ready to hitchhike across Canada

TORONTO – If there was ever a cardinal rule of the road it would be don’t pick up any hitchhikers.

But what if the hitchhiker in question was a small, smiling robot with a knack for good conversation? 567 more words

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Hitchhiking from Aarhus to Tallinn: a journey in six parts (6)

Saturday: Lithuania-Latvia border to Tallinn

“I would usually be the one driving, by the way, but not today,” said the passenger of the aging maroon microbus that was taking us north out of Riga, a stocky man in his early 30s with a red beard. 571 more words

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Hitchhiking from Aarhus to Tallinn: a journey in six parts (5)

Friday: Warsaw to Lithuania-Latvia border

In Suwałki, the last major conurbation in northeastern Poland, fortune smiled upon us once more. Having cleared Warsaw by bus and then taken local transport to get here, we agreed that taking an international bus to Kaunas, Lithuania’s second city and directly on our route north through the Baltic countries, would enable us to catch up all our lost ground. 464 more words

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Someone the Bear

Good morning! Before we set off, we wanted to introduce you to the third member of out motley crew. This little guy will be coming with us every step of the way, and will quite probably make more friends than we will. 81 more words

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Hitchhiking from Aarhus to Tallinn: a journey in six parts (4)

Thursday: Poznań to Warsaw

At 9 p.m. on Thursday, we sat at a bus stop in Sochaczew, a satellite town 60 kilometres west of Warsaw, waiting for a bus that never came. 717 more words

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Azores - best mistake ever

Lots of tourists, especially Gringo tourists, shopping centers, resorts, sky high prices and so on… That’s the kinda thing I was expecting from the Azores. What actually welcomed me were cows, flowers and sea gulls. 813 more words

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Hitchhiking from Aarhus to Tallinn: a journey in six parts (3)

Wednesday: Berlin to Poznań

We struggled out of our beds by check-out time. Staggered into the cafe next door and took second and third helpings: both of coffee to clear our heads, and the buffet breakfast to save for any emergency food situations which might occur later in the day. 314 more words

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