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learn and experience Baltics

today I arrived to Latvia, by hitchhiking from Kyiv trough Bellorussia, Lithuania to Riga, for participation in Summer School "Learn and Experience Baltics: nature, culture and spa tourism". Actually I depated from Kyiv in July 30th at 11.00 am. and came to Riga in July 31th at 20.00. It is about more than 1000 km.

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Hitchhiking in Baltic region. In Bellorussia it was being good, I didn't wait more than 20 min and visited Gomel, Minsk, met with one hitchhiker as a driver and he shared experience of hitching to Moscow and St.Petersburg from Gomel. But mainly I got: situation in Belorussia is not soooo bad, as mass-media in Ukraine are writing about. Might be, the policy of Lukashenko is not so good, but they have enough food in shops (some people said me they haven't), they don't have any corruption relations with police and government. Yeah, here if you want to leave good you have to work on two or three jobs, but in my opinion it's …