From KL to Porto – Hitching through Russia and Ukraine to Poland

100 km on Russian rough roads while enjoying a soft drink from a small plastic cup, it's a new discipline of an extreme sport. Zafar and boys are tired, 3000 km from Uzbekistan is taking heavy toll. They agree to drop me at petrol station 150 km West from Kazakh border. We say goodbye. The … Continue reading From KL to Porto – Hitching through Russia and Ukraine to Poland

From KL to Porto – Through Kazakhstan and transit visa to Russia

I left China. I'm walking to exit of the first encountered village. Kazakstan feels a bit like home. Falling apart houses, dirt road, fields and trees, it's so similar. I feel great. I'm looking forward to practise Russian. I do not wait long. Within 5 minutes I catch a ride. My broken Russian works miracles. … Continue reading From KL to Porto – Through Kazakhstan and transit visa to Russia

From KL to Porto Part 1- Malaysia, Thailand and Vientiane in Laos

Some explanation is probably required. Hitchhiking from Europe to Southeast Asia and vice versa was on my mind for a while. I found the idea inspirational and challenging. Why hitchhiking? I would travel by horse with a sword on the back, but the borders and visas are something, that can't be avoided. Hitching is great, … Continue reading From KL to Porto Part 1- Malaysia, Thailand and Vientiane in Laos