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Augustow is a city on North-East Poland along the E67. You will most likely have to pass it on your way from Europe to the Baltics and vice versa. <map lat='53.8412855480139' lng='22.977561950683594' zoom='13' view='3' float='right' />

Hitching Out

You have actually three options: Your driver stopps in Augustow and brings you to the spots described below. It really should be no detour for them. Option two would be your driver is passing it and goes further anyway, or worst case, the car will stop at the beginning of town. Then you have to walk for about 30-40min to cross it, following the signs for Suwalki or Bialystok, or just follow the dust and smell of the neverending TIR convoy.

North towards Suwalki, Lithuania

At the end of town, after crossing the river bridge, there's a huge bus stop for stopping cars. Some traffic here might get off earlier, so best bet is to walk about 500m further. You'll recognize a traffic light and behind this, about 50m, you'll find a much better hitchhiking spot. Spot is also fine for night hitchhiking, at least you can catch cars here towards Suwalki.

South towards Bialystok

See the spot on the map. Needs more description, though. Probably walking is your best friend in this case as well.

West towards Elk

At the roundabout in the south of the town, walk westwards. There are some bus stops on the way, so walk as much as you prefer and try to hitch cars. Best bet is to go only with traffic directly to Elk, as inbetween there are barely good spots to find, especially at night it can be very difficult.