By Ilpo Juvander on 7/16/2014 9:34 PM
Had a bit lazy morning, recovery operation from yesterdays drive was still on-going…


While waiting breakfast there was good time to do some maintenance work: new break pads for Janne.


By Ilpo Juvander on 1/14/2012 6:02 PM
As a series of post and things to clear out, collection of visa requirements for possible countries to visit from citizen of Finland point of view.

Morocco No visa required for tourist trips.

Finland has official representation in the country:

Mauritania Visa is required and can be acquired through French embassy in Helsinki:

Finland has no representation in the country, closest one is in Abuja, Nigeria.

Senegal No visa required for tourist trips.

Finland has no representation in the country, but embassy of Sweden in Dakar...
By Ilpo Juvander on 11/6/2011 5:42 PM
My original plan for 2012 summer was to do a short two weeks trip to Crimea, which was my target for this year as well, but missed it because I could not get into Abkhazia.

But as time goes by this evolved into a bigger trip and now target is to do a tour to Africa.

So theme for summer 2012 is Africa! And as usual, this will be a trip with my BMW R1200GS Adventure.

And not to make this too easy and comfortable, I will go via Nordkapp and then do an Iron Butt Ride Nordkapp-Gibraltar 72 on the way down. This means driving from Nordkapp to Gibraltar in 72 hours and in kilometers ~5550 km.

So before reaching...