Abgefahren e.V. presents the second german hitchhiking championships. It will take place from 12th to 13th June 2009. We will start in Karlsruhe and hitchhike in teams of two to a destination, which you will be told on the day we start. The team with the best time will win. But you can solve funny or exciting tasks on the way to get bonus time. The winning will winning some small prices. Info & Registration: http://race.abgefahren-ev.de/index.php?id=home&locale=en
On August 18th, Tramprennen 2009 will take place, starting in the German city of Kiel, and proposing a route of 2300 km all the way to Dubrovnik. More information on http://www.tramprennen.org/
My new book is out! Vagabonding in th Axis of Evil - By thumb in Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan is a detailed account of a one year long journey across the Muslim World, in search of the hospitality silenced by mainstream media. The e-book contains 250 pages and colour photographs. You can learn more and contribute towards the Educational Nomadic Project by ordering a copy here.