Back in Kyoto

2 Sep 2012 Japan 立命館大学インターナショナルハウス常盤

At around 7 am I took the local train to get closer to the next parking area. The way was rather far and I was exhausted when I arrived at my hitchhiking site. But the effort was worth it.

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Nagasaki – 長崎

31 Aug 2012 Japan CasaNoda

After a relaxing but short sleep I made my way to the next highway entrance. Unfortunately the location was not very good at all. Not many cars were passing by and there was also not much space to pick me up. So I decided after one hour to take the local train to access the […]

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Fukuoka – 福岡

29 Aug 2012 Japan ホテルニューガイアイン中洲東

This morning I left my hostel and took a local train to get closer to the highway. I took a 30-minutes walk to the next Service Area (サービスエリア). Accessing it was easy and legal. Like a miracle it just took me less than 5 minutes until a truck driver picked me up.

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Hiroshima – 広島

28 Aug 2012 Japan Backpackers Hostel K's House

This morning I took the local bus to get a bit outside of Matsuyama. From there I started Hitchhiking towards Imabari (今治). The first ride appeared after more than an hour. It was a young man with a tattoo on his right arm. He took me to Imabari and from there I tried to get […]

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Matsuyama – 松山

27 Aug 2012 Japan ホテルエコ道後

This morning I left the beautiful beach of Omiko (大神子) and headed towards west of Shikoku (四国). I was very lucky. I could get a ride after less than an hour and the man actually drove all the way to my destination.

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Kyoto – Osaka – Kobe – (almost) Tokushima

25 Aug 2012 Japan 大神子

Sometimes a man has to do, what he has to do. So I decided to use my summer vacation to see more of Japan. Because trains or busses are too expensive (and boring) I travel via hitchhiking. The first destination is Tokushima (徳島).

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