Monthly Archives: September 2013

Belgium, Antwerp, 28 September 2013

Day trip to Antwerp where I was lucky enough to be shown around by a local, an interesting place, need a few more days to see it properly.

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Finland, Helsinki, 20-23 September 2013

I got the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki, there are a number of these every day, cost 58 euro for me and the bike. The journey takes 2 hours and you get off right in the middle of the city. This … Continue reading

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Estonia, Tallinn, 17-19 September 2013

I left Riga after 0900 but it was still rush hour and courteous driving is less common as I travel north, 2 lane roads all the way to Tallinn, no freeways in either country. Flat countryside, mainly forests, overtaking happens … Continue reading

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Latvia, Riga, 14-16 September 2013

I left Vilnius in a drizzle, first ride in the rain since the 3rd of July, the drizzle stopped after about an hour and it was fine for the rest of the day. Freeway for the first 170 km and … Continue reading

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Lithuania, Vilnius, 11-13 September 2013

The ride from Warsaw to Vilnius was mainly on 2 lane secondary roads, the last 100 km into Vilnius was on a freeway, many towns and trucks and roadworks meant slow going, flat straight roads and farmland, cool 15c and … Continue reading

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Poland, Warsaw, 5-10 September 2013

I rode from Prague to Warsaw through Germany via Brojce in Poland all freeway except for the Czech side where I think they are rebuilding the whole freeway system, long diversions onto secondary roads and roadworks. No signs when crossing … Continue reading

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Czech, Prague, 30 September – 4 October 2013

The ride from Bratislava to Prague was mostly on freeways with roadworks for more than half the way which is why it took 3:50hrs to do 332km. The border was a non event, no signs or anything to say you … Continue reading

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