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This Hitch-Hiker Couple Travels All The Way From Bulgaria To India Creating History

One fine day in the year 2013, Boris Kanev and Marta Samalea, a young couple from Bulgaria, decided to hitch-hike all the way from Bulgaria to India. And all the adventure without boarding a plane or using a smartphone. They packed their stuff, which included a DSLR camera, a netbook and an ebook to blog during their journey, all by road. The couple, accompanied by their pet cat Burma traveled across Asia and entered India via Myanmar in 511 days crossing 15 nations in total.

The pictures were taken from their blog and you must definitely follow them on Facebook.

 

This Hitch-Hiker Couple Travels All The Way From Bulgaria To India Creating History

This Hitch-Hiker Couple Travels All The Way From Bulgaria To India Creating History

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The hitch-hiking couple who made history.

The hitch-hiking couple who made history.

The youthful couple wanted to experience a real journey between places without using a GPS or smartphone. They took their kitten with them on the incredible hitch-hike.

The youthful couple wanted to experience a real journey between places without using a GPS or smartphone. They took their kitten with them on the incredible hitch-hike.

They used an old map of Asia for their journey and filled it with pictures of real places, flavors and locals they met enroute. In her blog, Samalea writes, 'An old map of Asia, invisible routes and more imagination than certainty set the travel plan in motion.'

They used an old map of Asia for their journey and filled it with pictures of real places, flavors and locals they met enroute. In her blog, Samalea writes, ‘An old map of Asia, invisible routes and more imagination than certainty set the travel plan in motion.’

They entered the sub-continent from Manipur via Myanmar.

They entered the sub-continent from Manipur via Myanmar.

They regularly update their travel blog using their E-book. They also use a simple Nokia phone to inform their parents about their location.

They regularly update their travel blog using their E-book. They also use a simple Nokia phone to inform their parents about their location.

The youthful couple wanted to experience a real journey between places without using a GPS or smartphone. They took their kitten with them on the incredible hitch-hike, whom they call'The best companion ever'.

The youthful couple wanted to experience a real journey between places without using a GPS or smartphone. They took their kitten with them on the incredible hitch-hike, whom they call'The best companion ever'.

The couple pose with their neighbors in Naku Village, Sikkim, India.

The couple pose with their neighbors in Naku Village, Sikkim, India.

They also crossed Iran during the journey, where Marta Samalea wore a Hijab. She also shared her Hijab wearing experience in her blog.

They also crossed Iran during the journey, where Marta Samalea wore a Hijab. She also shared her Hijab wearing experience in her blog.

They enjoyed the local beverages and delicacies of every country they crossed and shared their experiences about the place.

They enjoyed the local beverages and delicacies of every country they crossed and shared their experiences about the place.

According to the couple, meeting new people and having funny encounters is the best thing about hitch-hiking through Asia. They also met a Sadhu baba in India who spoke English.

According to the couple, meeting new people and having funny encounters is the best thing about hitch-hiking through Asia. They also met a Sadhu baba in India who spoke English.

Learning the local language en-route.

Learning the local language en-route.

Marta Samalea wrote in her blog, "During our first days in every country we usually gather useful words and phrases, write them down and try communicating. The result is usually a lot of fun and misunderstanding, but people most of the time find it cute because it shows interest in their place."

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