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planning scandinavian trip

Can anybody give me any ideas as to what to expect in Latvia,Lithuania and Estonia? Also Eastern side of Finland, is it possible to get over into Russia easily up there? is the ferry from Bergen to Aberdeen any good?.........Thanks and remember....Keep the shiny side up and the greasy side down!
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Estonia is superb. There last year. Cheap and beautiful. Don't miss Tallin and Laheema National Park. Need visa. Cheap.
Silja lines within Baltic are very classy and not too expensive. We travelled N'castle Gothenberg with another Co. MAG / BMF can get you 35% discount. Roads in Estonia are mixed - many 'tracks'. Language wasn't too much of a problem - food was excellent, juice no probs. No info on border to Russia I'm afraid other than be careful with belongings ! The people we met were either fantastic, or miserable - like being at home really !
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Heyo, Boom boy

I will be traveling through same countries soon and would like to know if you've found/got any information on what the deal is with motorcycle insurance / carnets in those countries.

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Hi, no Visa require for Estonia any more for UK nationals and I assume EC nationals. Big Motorcycle rally in Estonia weekend of August 1st 2002 see www.jogevamc.ee for more info.Chris
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From Bergen you could travel by ferry to Aberdeen with www.smyrilline.no, but due to the never-improving weather-conditons in Bergen, why not travel to Kristiansand instead, 5-6 hours away in great riding-conditions, and take www.dfds.no from there to Harwich? Beautyfull city, better ferries. Have a great journey!

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By the way... Latvia,Lithuania and Estonia are Baltic States, Finland is a part of the Nordics, none of them are in Scandinavia. Norway is.

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