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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/31/2015 8:59 PM
All things must come to an end and so was this event. Attended last part of it in the morning and then it was time to move forward.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/28/2015 9:01 PM
Day started early again and I noticed in the morning that Hôtel Restaurant les Platanes had still heating on. All of the other hotels so far heating had been already switched off.

Had a quick breakfast and checked bike.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/27/2015 6:44 PM
Got an early wake up, quick checking the bike and to the breakfast.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/26/2015 8:40 PM
As I woke up, it was raining a lot! Wasn’t that happy with that, but what can one do…

Had small breakfast in Hotel Beer before packing.

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Breakfast room had some interesting decorations.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/25/2015 9:12 PM
Woke up early, I was still kind of in Finnish time. Bike was still in there so everything was ok and went to have breakfast.

After breakfast needed to pay last evening dinner. Person who was in the hotel Alpin Avion’s restaurant did not know how to pay with credit card so we agreed that I pay this morning.

Now there was a person available who said that credit card is not an option, cash only. And I had no local currency… but then he added that euro is one option as well so problem solved.

At 08:00 I was on the road again, took bigger roads in the beginning and after some 150km took a stop to refuel and check tire pressures once again.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/24/2015 10:56 PM
Day started early by bike check and it was still there.

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Breakfast was as good as before at hotel Ibis Warszawa Centrum.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/23/2015 10:27 PM
Morning started early, had good time to pack everything before breakfast and even put everything on to bike as well. Bike was found where I left it, in the garage.

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Other bike that was there last night was already gone.

Right after 08:00 got small breakfast, just enough to get me started.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/22/2015 10:10 PM
This time decided to take a bit different approach when leaving from Finland. Usually I have been driving one really long day to somewhere, but now I left with 13:30 ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn and was about to drive only few hundred kilometers.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/18/2015 10:18 AM
On this Friday I will start the European tour. This time not (all) for fun, but for work.

I could do this by flying as well, but as I really hate flying I will instead take my BMW out from garage and On The Road Again!

Have still issue of deciding if it will be

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Can take both as I do not have that much time to drive around but have to take bigger roads so LT is just fine for those as well. Just in case I will change tires for my GSA…

Route is about 7000 km so good start for this season. Main places to visit...