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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/29/2017 10:49 PM
Woke up early, by 06:30 having this really good breakfast:

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Soon after that all things packed and ready to ride by 08:00.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/28/2017 8:08 PM
After spending few days in the conference, it was soon about time to go back to Finland again.

Before that lot of things happened, including giving some more oil for the bike. It seems to drop few drops from somewhere…

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/24/2017 8:11 PM
Was at breakfast by 07:00, couple of others there as well, but still quiet after all.

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Room at Ibis as it has been, a bit weird concept but clean and works very well when travelling alone.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 5/23/2017 9:04 PM
Woke up early again in Hotel Aristo, room was really great spacious one that they upgraded me into. Of course I spread all of my stuff everywhere so that I can easily find them.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 6/5/2016 9:20 PM
We still had seminar program until 12:00 so just before noon I was able to start again. Got everything packed before and after breakfast, just matter of jumping on to a bike.IMG_1766

Because of late start, I decided to take toll roads and just drive as I had many kilometers cover for this day. This became a real transit day through bigger roads. Needed to cover many kilometers on this and following day.

Had few stops just for a drink as it was quite hot, over 30 degrees.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 6/2/2016 7:25 PM
Easy start for the day, quickly just coffee and I was ready to ride again.

While packing the bike I noticed that one of the straps I use to tie the outer bags just snapped. This was one of those that got some beating back in 2010 in Tajikistan, but it managed to hold until now. New one was in the pocket so just switched that and all ok again.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 6/1/2016 8:57 PM
Got an early morning again and started planning for coming day and packing.

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By 07:30 I had everything packed again. Checking out from the hostel was no go as there was nobody at the reception so I just dropped the keys back to the room and left.

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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.

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By 08:00 I was on the road again, for...
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 7/22/2014 10:03 PM
For this day I had nothing special planned. Biggest issue was to find a cheap hotel in Switzerland as it was looking quite expensive. But after breakfast I made the decision and finalized the route for today.

My bike is starting to look like it would need a wash. Usually I have been washing the bike during these journeys at least once, but now I have not done that.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 7/21/2014 9:24 PM
Breakfast started earlier here so just after 07:00 I was eating again and just after 08:00 I was on the road again.

Picture of usual breakfast that takes me through the day until dinner. I normally don’t have anything to eat during the day, just water to drink.

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Today’s route started with a bigger road I had already driven few times, but quite soon I headed to smaller roads that went through really nice forests.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 6/26/2014 10:47 PM
Breakfast was small, but enough.

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Quick packing and On The Road again.

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By Ilpo Juvander on 6/25/2014 10:24 PM
Day started with a small continental breakfast and again started packing.

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8:30 everything was ready again and On The Road again.

Had some smaller roads planned – again – and two of these were such that I needed to turn around as road just disappeared.

But found my way forward.

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