Why bike touring? Introduced to travelling and the outdoors by my parents on our family’s traditional hill walking and Nordic skiing holidays, I’ve complemented these family outings with outdoorsy summer camps throughout Europe. At the...
My first travel experiences I shared in hand written letters. Later I switched to typing and printing extensive travel reports, which my parents...
Up on “Stac Polly”
As next day promised to be a bright, cloudless day, with temperatures in their high twenties it would be a perfect day to spend at...Read More
After last two days' ordeal, I put in a rest day at Lochinver, which turned out to be a very sensible idea as it continued...Read More
From Durness I headed south. After that fierce west wind during the last days, I believed, I would have it easier from now on. How...Read More
NC500 – road to paradise or highway to hell?
Next day I was on the road again, now in the opposite direction. While cycling along the coastal edges to the west, I was inevitably...Read More
John O’Groats – off to Britain’s far north
After wonderful days in Aberdeen, me and my bike boarded the train to Thurso, a tranquil little town at the Scottish northern coast. I used...Read More
Adorable Aberdeen – a stroll around the Grey City
I completed Norway. Almost two months and about 1500 km lay behind me. Although some of the days had just been dragging on, time had...Read More
A hike around Bergen – from Ulriken to Floyen
Bergen's close vicinity to nature makes it a wonderful starting point for hiking trips. I decided to walk the popular but very scenic hike from...Read More
Bergen between Hanseatic heritage and modern art
After the relative solitary and tranquility of Norway's country side, I felt slightly overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of Bergen. The express boat disembarked...Read More
On my last legs – to Bergen
My last two cycle legs had been marked by two traits: their brevity and soddenness! I had left my lovely apartment in Ålesund around afternoon...Read More