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2017/07/30 (Sunday; Humppi -> Espoo) Now this was it, the last day, and although this campground had had the friendliest atmosphere, I was in no mood to sleep late and lounge around. I got up and got rolling early, and … Continue reading

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Finland

2017/07/29 (Saturday; Pajala -> Humppi) Today I was planning to cover a lot of distance, but I figured that since I wasn’t going to stop for a hike, I’d have more time AND energy to do so. My goal was … Continue reading

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Back to the Tornio: The Rubberband at Work

2017/07/28 (Friday; Evenskjer -> Pajala) Every motorcyclist goes on the road to escape, echoing a wanderlust that has been a fundamental part of mankind since our ancestors left Africa.  And yet, however much time we manage to arrange off, and wherever … Continue reading

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Return to Mainland

2017/07/27 (Thursday; Moskenes -> Evenskjer) Things got pretty quiet for a while during the night, but then in the morning a woman got up at 5am and set about the project of inflating an air mattress out by the nearest … Continue reading

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Å

2017/07/26 (Wednesday; Gullesfjordbotn -> Å Part 2) (Continued from part 1) I stopped at a small grocery store on the way back to the main road, then carried on. I’d basically used up all of my side-trip time for the … Continue reading

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Paradise Found

2017/07/26 (Wednesday; Gullesfjordbotn -> Å Part 1) I slept well and long. This was the first morning in the last several that I didn’t need to bounce out of bed and get on the road. I’d put in the work … Continue reading

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Out to Lofoten!

2017/07/25 (Tuesday; Vittangi -> Gullesfjordbotn Part 2) (Continued from Part 1) After this relaxing but energizing interlude I got back on the bike and soon found myself in Norway.  The above shot sums it up.  Is there any other place … Continue reading

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Torneträsk and Over to Norway

2017/07/25 (Tuesday; Vittangi -> Gullesfjordbotn Part 1) After the cool night the sun came up bright and strong in the morning, and I rose at 5 or 6. The Austrian was up as well, and I went for a run … Continue reading

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Across the Tornio

2017/07/24 (Monday; Kokkola -> Vittangi) The promised rain finally arrived in the middle of the night, and continued for some hours. But at 6 in the morning sun was streaming into my tent, and I couldn’t help but get up, … Continue reading

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Departure: North Norway

2017/07/23 (Sunday; Espoo -> Kokkola) [Note, if you just want to see the photos, go here.] Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to get on the road. It’s true, life looks like it’s tougher out there and that can … Continue reading

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