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14 Stunning destinations to visit on our Long Way Home trip

Parthian Fortresses of Nisa, Turkmenistan - photo by Justin Barton - Fotopedia
Check out these 14 stunning places we are going to visit on our forthcoming hitchhiking trip from Iran to Europe during which we want to cover 25,000 km by thumb. It's also the last opportunity to vote for our travel project and help us win full sponsorship. Please, vote and help us!
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The Balkan Peninsula by thumb 2013: a rough itinerary

It hadn’t been easy to decide where to travel next. We had many different alternatives and two main trips in mind:

  • either go to Asia (Russia -> Mongolia -> China -> India -> Nepal -> Tibet -> Tajikistan -> Kyrgyzstan -> Uzbekistan -> Turkmenistan -> Kazakhstan)
  • or to South America (Argentina -> Chile -> Peru -> Bolivia -> Paraguay -> Uruguay).

Both of these routes would require a considerable amount of money and at least 6 months to complete, which means we would have to give up our teaching jobs in Barcelona.

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A dedo por la Península Ibérica: trip preparation

On Monday we’re setting off for our next two month hitch-hiking trip. This time we’ve decided to traverse the Iberian Peninsula and although this trip will probably be less adventurous than all our previous escapades, we felt that we wanted to explore the country where we’ve been living for the last two years. Plus it would be a great two months intensive Spanish course!

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