By Ilpo Juvander on 6/30/2015 8:03 PM
I had agreed yesterday with the receptionist that I would like to have breakfast 07:00 in the morning and once I had packed all my stuff went to see if it was there or not and everything was ready.


By Ilpo Juvander on 6/29/2015 9:38 PM
Time to start this years summer trip. Wakeup time was 05:00 in the morning and as I has pretty much everything packed I was not in any hurry this time – or so I though.

Just as I was about to leave and put my luggage into my motorbike, I could not find the key for it! Then I remembered that last night I was putting some stuff to the bike and I had probably left the key into my trousers pocket. And Anne just turned on the washing machine with my trousers in there. But after 10 minutes waiting to get all the water out and door opened, key was found and this time it was clean as well.

So after this incident, bike finally packed and ready to go.


By Ilpo Juvander on 6/27/2015 9:41 AM

It is that time of the year again that my GSA will head to south.

For all of you interested in following where I’m going, here is the SPOT link:

Link will be active when I leave on Monday morning.

By Ilpo Juvander on 6/22/2015 4:33 PM
Took really long to decide where to go, but it looks like things are now getting ready for decision making.

Will leave from Finland end of this or early next week, depending when I get the flight for Anne. Destination for the trip will be an surprise for Anne, will let her know only a day or two before where to fly and when.

This holiday trip will take some 4 weeks before I’m back in Finland again.

Now starts packing and planning again, I have pretty firm list already that I just go through so this is a fast one – and most of the stuff is already on the bike from my work trip to France… just need to decide which tires to put on rear as I still have the poor TKC70 and I will get some 10 000km driving for this trip. Bike is already serviced and ready to go otherwise.

Anne will need to take the helmet with her as well so we can move around a bit more freely and do not need to rent a car over there but use my motorbike instead.


By Ilpo Juvander on 6/5/2015 6:45 PM
Woke up early and managed to get breakfast already before 08:00 so pretty soon after 08:00 I was on the road again driving towards Tallinn.


By Ilpo Juvander on 6/4/2015 9:00 PM
This day was going to be a long one, so breakfast at 06:30 and right after 07:00 I was on the road again.


By Ilpo Juvander on 6/3/2015 11:55 PM
This day was all about transit back to Finland. I had set the target to drive to Warsaw on this day and as there was too many kilometers my choice of road was autobahn.

Yesterday was a working day again, had a customer visit in the area and did also some other stuff. But now I was riding again.

So by 7:30 I had my breakfast, checked out from the Hotel garni Käferstein and back on the road again. This hotel was actually very nice place, not much services around it but hotel staff was very friendly and keen on keeping guests happy. Will for sure visit there again when in the area.

I had two stops on the way, both of them to refuel the bike.


By Ilpo Juvander on 6/1/2015 8:04 PM
Hotel Ibis in Dole was nothing special, normal French breakfast, clean simple room so easy to wake up, eat small breakfast and start moving forward.


By 08:00 I was on the road again, for...