Passing via the Berry earlier than setting course (very) to the North, the 2 younger males advised of their previous adventures and spoke of their future locations.
It was superb Thursday at Châteaufer citadel, in Bruères-Allichamps. That is the place Stéphane Barbier, 20 and Louison Blin, 19, two buddies who met a number of years in the past on the scouts of Bourges, concluded the primary a part of their journey and are getting ready to depart for a rustic a lot colder: Norway.
"We left Bourges on October four and arrived in San Sebastian, within the Basque Nation the following day after a cease in Clermont the place somebody may accommodate us, begins the youthful of the 2 adventurers. In Spain, we met a few Basques who welcomed us into their home 4 days earlier than taking us by motorhome to Cadiz, the place they have been to go. Happily we met them as a result of hitchhiking is sophisticated in Spain … "
What convey them very near Morocco the place they have been to reach on October 25 (in Taroudant, southwest of Marrakech exactly) to work towards meals and canopy.
"There, it nonetheless acquired difficult, we needed to sleep outdoors and it was sophisticated to eat," says Stéphane. This era lasted every week and a half. We walked alongside the coast to a port the place we may take a ferry. The one method to cross was to take tickets on the web. That is the one time we now have damaged our rule of paying nothing. We lastly arrived in Tangier on the 23rd, then hitchhiked to Casablanca. The one that dropped us off purchased tickets for us to take the bus to Taroudant. Ultimately, we discovered that they’d taken individuals for us there. To this was added an enormous abdomen ache for me. Folks we met on the bus hosted us in Agardir, not removed from Taroudant. Then I used to be actually too sick, I needed to spend three days in a clinic. Happily, journey insurance coverage paid off. I didn’t inform my household of this mishap till after I left, particularly since my mom was not delighted with this journey. "
They are going to find yourself working at varied airports throughout the nation. "We have been doing audits in alternate for meals and lodging," says Louison. Typically on the resort, generally in flats with airport technicians. We have been shifting from metropolis to metropolis by hitchhiking. It’s fairly simple in Morocco. The individuals are very welcoming. The best way we journey makes us see numerous cultural variations between international locations. We additionally see totally different life. "
The 2 buddies return to Europe on December 31. “We arrived in Tarifa through the ferry after which within the night we went to Marbella the place there was a celebration ambiance with Christmas Eve and we slept on the seaside. "It was by van that they crossed the Iberian Peninsula. "Three Swiss took us to Béziers. There, our paths separated with Stéphane, explains Louison. I had deliberate to come back to Bruères the place I had already labored on this chateau farm final 12 months for 2 months. "
The 2 boys at the moment are heading to Norway, which they plan to achieve in February.
The 2 males in entrance of the Bruères-Allichamps citadel the place Louison has been working for a number of days whereas Stéphane got here only for the interview. Photograph Pierrick Delobelle
"Then will probably be Romania after which Austria the place we’re anticipated to work earlier than returning to France in early Might. In September, Stéphane and Louison may meet once more. This time at Cours Florent. "I had been admitted for the final college 12 months already, and I’m additionally admitted for subsequent September," explains Louison. I need to develop into an actor and I embarked Stéphane on this vocation … "The celebration confirms:" We had time to speak about it and that draws me so much. I’ve a DUT in networks and telecoms however I don't actually prefer it. This is among the the reason why I needed to journey. I don't see myself all my life behind a pc. "
Within the meantime, they practice in entrance of the lens of their cellphone and inform their journey on Instagram tales through their common account It's far but it's beautiful as regards to the well-known phrase by Jacques Chirac. "It's an involuntary tribute as a result of we had discovered the title earlier than his demise," smiles Louison.