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Photo by Mark Newton, Mexican camping

I haven't been everywhere...
but it's on my list!


Photo by Mark Newton,
Camping in the Mexican desert



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Old 30 Jun 2016
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Leaving my wife for the third time and going back home to Finland

Our ON/OFF relationship continued and I was on my way to Finland...

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The aftermath of riding across South America with a dog on a side car

A short summary of what I experienced in South America (1H2016).




Some additional notes:
- As an European I did not need any Visa in any of the countries I have been.
- I did not need at any point a Carnet de Passage.
- It is possible to get a vehicle insurance which covers: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru. Insurance for Colombia is mandatory and was obtained at Suramericana www.sura.com. Ecuador, no insurance required.
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Who converted my nice home into a shithole and the yard into a jungle

I was in total shock when I came to my old home, saw this jungle and shitty house. I was almost crying...

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Finally, my wife comes to her senses and returns back home



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My 3 weeks labor camp and I never had my beemer dismantled that much - my crazy bike

Getting some stuff and back to the labor camp. Finally I started my bike repair and found more surprises... (3.-18.7.2016)

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Our sex life sucks and my crazy bike repair continues

The bike repair continued with a few hick-ups and innovative solutions

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The most difficult thing back in Europe after being in Latin America for 18 months

A little bit of this and that: 2 girls and 5 dogs, some info about bike repair, labor camp and Finnish countryside.

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Finland Roadtrip Aug2016 - Episode one: sidecar meeting, Punkaharju, Kerimäki and Kol

It was time for a road trip in Finland - my first proper journey with this sidecar in Finland! At first I visited the stunning sidecar meeting, rode around the beautiful Punkaharju followed by visiting the worlds biggest wooden church in Kerimäki. Ukko-Koli was all in clouds this time.

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Finland Roadtrip 2016 Episode two: WWII memories, couch surfing, Lapland and polarcir

A short visit to some old WWII fighting areas, my first couch surfing experience in Kuusamo and a quick stop-over at the polar-circle and Lapland.

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Finland Roadtrip 2016 Episode three: Biker meeting in Yyteri and visit to Tuulispää

The end of my Finland roadtrip included a biker weekend at Yyteri, Pori and a visit to the animal rescue farm Tuulispää in Somero.

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Sidecar and trike day in Lahti and why a beer is better than a woman

Perfect riding weather to visit the sidecar and trike day in Lahti, learned a few new things about and search for the famous vegan shelf in a Lahti citymarket.


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Motosügis2016

I saw a few Hell Angels on the ferry. Are they coming to Motosügis? Will there be "everything"?


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Coming back to Finland appears difficult :-o

What else have I been doing during September 2016.


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Etelän pystymettä 2016, Iisalmi, Finland

A visit to the southern Pystymettä (translate into "Southern standing-up forest") - a weekend in the middle of the woods (28.-30.Oct.). It was great as always!

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