Western Europe to England & flight from London to Canada (Home Bound)

From Norway I had to make a quick ride towards London to get me and the bike on a plane to North America. The final leg of my journey was in front of me, and it began with a ferry ride across the sea to Denmark. ….continue reading

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Norway part II

Photography from second section of Norway ride ….continue reading

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Norway part I

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Wild beach camping in Stockholm Archipelago & storing the bike w/ new friends

After a ten and a half hour ride from Turku, Finland, across the Baltic Sea our boat entered the Stockholm archipelago. The largest archipelago in Sweden, it’s a beautiful coastline speckled with islands of all sizes. The area has been shaped, and is still being shaped, by post-glacial rebound. Every year the ….continue reading

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Southern Finland: refugee camp, beautiful wild camping, & home of the sauna

On my birthday I caught the ferry across the Gulf of Finland from Estonia to Finland. We were greeted by swarms of seagulls swooping and diving to get a close look at the newcomers. I rode off the ferry under warm blue skies into Helsinki. For much of the year it’s not known for the greatest weather on earth, but the summer is ….continue reading

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The Baltics: Lithuanian sunsets, Latvian all-night Jāni festival, & Estonian awesomeness

The Baltic countries, made up of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, are tucked away in the northeast of Europe between Russia, Belarus, Poland and the Baltic Sea. The native people of Lithuania and Latvia are known as Baltic people, but the Estonians are Finnic along with the Finnish to the north. All three had times as ….continue reading

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Auschwitz, Hitler’s Wolf’s Lair, & through Poland to the Baltic Sea Coast

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Tatra Mountains of Poland/Slovakia, Bieszczady N.P., & breaking down can be good

Southern Poland holds a couple of amazing national parks to hike and explore. Completely different from one another, and both special in their own way. In the bottom eastern corner, wedged into western Ukraine, is Bieszczady National Park. A lush green landscape sprinkled with wildflowers and crisscrossed by ….continue reading

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Hiking in Ukraine Transcarpathian mountains & a painful nightlife in Lviv

After a few days in Brasov, Romania, I aimed in the direction of Moldova. Through the northeast of Romania the Carpathian mountains head north towards Ukraine. They’re much less dramatic than the southern Carpathian, but still pretty. Downstream of Red Lake is Bicaz Canyon ….countinue reading

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Serbia to Romania: Riding the breathtaking Transalpina & Transfagarasan in spring snow

The Southern Carpathian mountains of Romania cradle some of the most beautiful riding in Europe. Two amazing highways lead you over these rugged peaks. The Transalpina and Transfagarasan both have an interesting history and deliver jaw dropping views. They were both amazing, even though I couldn’t reach the final sections of either because of ….continue reading

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