Monthly Archives: September 2015

Rugen Germany and Berlin East and West

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Setting out south from Copenhagen we had a great day at 24 degrees and slightly cloudy. There was almost no wind. We made the ferry at Gedser in good time after 155 km.

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Here you can just ride up and get a ticket.… Read the rest

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Southern Sweden and Back to Copenhagen, Denmark

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While we were in Trollhattan we had a quick visit for one night from Bart and Renata. They are from the Netherlands and we all including Orvar had met in Ushuaia. They are on a 2-week trip and were passing by on the way home.… Read the rest

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Sweden Part 2 Stockholm, Nora, and Trollhattan

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The drive to the ferry dock is only 168 km and since the ship boards at 10 pm we had the whole day. We got on the road at noon and headed southwest to Saldus and then to Vetsilpis for 288 km.… Read the rest

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The Baltic Countries


What a whirlwind trip we had and now we are back to the ferry for the overnight crossing. We arrived to sunny weather in Helsinki and returned to the camping for another night. We had booked passage on the ferry to Estonia for the next afternoon.… Read the rest

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St. Petersburg Russian Federation

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The ship did not leave until 6 pm so we had a lazy day and time to get some laundry done. The campground has a vehicle storage area that we could leave the bikes for the 4 days at 16 E per day.… Read the rest

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Today we leave Norway after 3 weeks of mostly ok weather. However, it rained almost all day. We made for the border of Finland in 55 Km. The roads here are very straight and all you see are trees, lakes, and reindeer.… Read the rest

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Nordkapp and the end of the road in Kirkenes, Norway


The ride today out of Hammerfest is a backtrack the 55 km to the E6 and then go east 97 Km to the E 69 and then north 128 KM to the North Cape.

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The sun continued to shine, but riding the last 100 km to the Cape it was very windy.… Read the rest

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Lofoten Islands and Hammerfest “the most northern city in the world”

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Getting up early from the campground we drove the 28 km to the ferry dock at Bodo (Buddha) to get there at 830 for the 10 sailing, as we did not have a reservation. There was no worry however since they was only 3 bikes to board.… Read the rest

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Scenic Route 17 and the Atlantic Coastal Route

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The weather is supposed to be improving, but there is no evidence of this yet. It is just another 30 km north on the busy E6 until you turn onto the 17 when you reach Steinkjer, which is the gateway to the Kystriksveien or Coastal route.… Read the rest

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Molde and The Atlantic Road

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After a restful night we woke up to just a tiny drizzle. Today we will finally make it to Lom, but then we will continue on to Molde. This route takes in two famous switchback routes (Geiranger and Trollsteigen).The first part of the route today is to get back to the Ferry at Kaupaner.… Read the rest

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