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Thumbs up: why hitchhiking is the best way to travel

23 April 2022

9:00 AM

23 April 2022

9:00 AM

When I first saw Vitaly I thought he was drunk. I was standing outside a petrol station near Fulda, in central Germany, when he pulled up in a battered Saab. Mud covered the entire left side of his car and the rear bumper hung like a drooping bottom lip. His hair was greasy.

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