Norway Adventure (9)

Norway Return Route Completed

I’ve finally finished my return route through Norway at the end of my summer holiday last year (2005). Its taken approximately 10 hours to create and I’ve included both the route I actually took and the route I would have taken if I hadn’t crashed. I’ve also…

Famous Number Plate

As some of you may be aware I took a holiday in Norway last summer. A smaller sub-set of you may have heard my story of how I got stopped by a couple of eager “number plate spotters” as I left the docks in Bergen.

Return From Norway

I’m back from my three week holiday to Norway but my bike isn’t!It’s a long story so I’ll fill you in about it later.Share This

Hows That List Going?

Whilst writing the previous post I came across my list of stuff to do for my holiday to Norway. So lets see how I’m doing so far:Plan route (I’m leaving this one to dad)Buy Guernsey->UK ticketsBuy UK->Norway ticketsBuy new motorcycle helmetBuy intercom unitBuy bike luggageService…

When Does A Journey Begin?

Most people will answer this with a simple “When you’ve packed your bags and are walking out of the door!”. But is that really the answer? Maybe the question I’m asking is a bit more metaphysical or rhtorical.For me, my current journey started some time…

Speeding fines makes International news

It appears that the news of Norway increasing its speeding fines has made it into the international papers.From February the already astronomical speeding fines will be hiked up a further 30% to 7,800 kroner (£660).Not that I’m planning to speed. But then I neveer planned…

Aquired a tent

Yesterday I received a tent (on loan) from my friend Shane. Its a diddy little one man thing that packs up to the size of a rugby ball and only weighs 1.3kg. I probably wont be using it for my trip up to Norway as…

A Nice Lesuirely Ride

Well, it looks like I’m going to be taking it easy on my ride up through Norway.It appears that they have extremely strict rules about motoring offences, and extremely low speed limits.I guess I just have to be content with the scenery. And at lower…

Its alright, I’ve got a cunning plan!

Thats right. And very cunning it is!This summer I’m planning to follow in my dads footsteps. Or is that wheel tracks? Anyway, once upon a time, whilst he was at college in England, he rode his motorbike up to the north or Norway to work…