Hitch Earth

Hitch Earth is a blog that follows the adventures of Florin Slabu, a hitchhiker that travels around the world

How I got my Iranian visa while being on the road

Iran was on my wishlist for a long time and when I decided to hitchhike around the world I couldn`t skip it. Initially, I wanted to get the visa in Bucharest, before I would start my journey. I call the Embassy, a very friendly lady answers all my questions and gives me the (very long) Read more about How I got my Iranian visa while being on the road[…]

Travel tales in western Georgia

It was a Sunday morning. I got up first and I started doing my routine exercises for my scoliosis. We have breakfast and leave Hakan`s place in Trabzon quite late, around lunch time. We figure it`s not a problem as our destination, Batumi, is only 200 km from Trabzon, plus a border to cross. We Read more about Travel tales in western Georgia[…]

Hitchhiking to the gates of Asia

Oh, boy, the chills of hitting the road! Even though the trip started from my hometown, I would only get the traveling chills once I left Bucharest, my home for the past many years. The first day on the road was my favorite one-day hitchhiking trip: Bucharest – Istanbul. This 650 km journey takes you Read more about Hitchhiking to the gates of Asia[…]