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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2013, 08:05:45 pm »
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I vote for the whole story  :thumleft:
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #21 on: January 24, 2013, 08:07:04 pm »
It was part of the journey so ....... :happy1:
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2013, 09:48:46 pm »
Yes we want to know about Europe too.
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #23 on: January 24, 2013, 09:55:11 pm »
The whole shebang please. Great writing.
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #24 on: January 24, 2013, 10:05:24 pm »
All of it... Yes please
 

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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2013, 10:10:43 pm »
Ok, will cover Sweden tomorrow  :)
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2013, 05:02:07 am »
start to finish would be good  ;D
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #27 on: January 25, 2013, 05:18:06 am »
Ok, will cover Sweden tomorrow  :)

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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #28 on: January 25, 2013, 06:05:31 am »
Ok, will cover Sweden tomorrow  :)

it's tomorrow already,
hurry up.
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #29 on: January 25, 2013, 08:16:16 am »
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #30 on: January 25, 2013, 08:19:18 am »
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #31 on: January 25, 2013, 08:31:14 am »
Ok, will cover Sweden tomorrow  :)

it's tomorrow already,
hurry up.
No pressure   :imaposer:

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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #32 on: January 25, 2013, 08:36:42 am »
Lovely, tell the story at your own pace to savour the experience. Ignore the orders from the oldies.
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #33 on: January 25, 2013, 08:47:21 am »
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #34 on: January 25, 2013, 09:48:34 am »
Rubi haha. The oldies are bored. But it is a good story.
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #35 on: January 25, 2013, 03:09:10 pm »
After a relatively short ride, I arrived in Goteborg, a university town in the South West of Sweden. I eventually made contact with my mate Dale, who moved into his girlfriends apartment for a few nights to allow me to stay in his bachelors apartment. We had a great time. He showed me around the area, ate some strange food, drank expensive beer, flirted with pretty blond girls, went out till the early hours of the morning, visited a few islands, found out I wasn't a fan of pickled Herring, ate beetroot and meatball burgers & made a few new friends. Dale accompanied me down Sweden, and we stayed a night at a derelict quarry which was now a lake and then a couple nights on a some farmers land. In Scandinavia it is legal to camp where you want, but it's polite to just ask the farmer first if he wouldn't mind, and I always got a warm welcome. There were a few dirt roads, but nothing to really write about. As you could see, I didn't own a topbox yet, as I planned to get it in Germany, and I didn't need any jerry cans yet for fuel. So I was travelling light at the moment.

A typical little waterside Swedish town




Jumping off the side of the quarry.




Sunset view from one of the farms I camped on. I think I made pancakes for dinner on my multi-fuel stove that night ;)


Me racing to the top of a structure that a crazed artist built.


After that I said cheers to Dale, and went on my way down to Copenhagen to meet a friend Julie who I had met on my gap year after school. I can remember the hard & freezing rains I endured on my way down, even though it was early July!

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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #36 on: January 25, 2013, 03:15:05 pm »
Wow what a trip.

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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #37 on: January 25, 2013, 03:22:43 pm »
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Keep it coming. Nice story.
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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #38 on: January 25, 2013, 03:23:54 pm »
sub. looks like a brilliant ride so far.
 

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Re: Norway to South Africa. 37 000km.
« Reply #39 on: January 25, 2013, 03:25:22 pm »
How long did this take you?

Sorry don't want to jump the end but please let post more