A Capital Move

After a few days of unrelenting rain, we decided to move to Helsinki to be nearer to a spot of action and, as I am flying back to the UK, … Continue Reading →


Having hired a bike from the campsite we cycled into the town, in between showers. The old wooden, some very grand, houses in the old part of the town looked … Continue Reading →


We stayed overnight in the ferry port of Umea to ensure we were in the queue for the ferry the next morning at 7am. It was a peaceful evening with … Continue Reading →

Road to Sweden

  With Graeme back at the wheel we headed to Sweden. Crossing from Narvik on the west coast of Norway to Tore on the east coast of Sweden all in … Continue Reading →


Our last full day in Norway found us sitting in the ferry port of Harstad at 6.30am waiting for the express ferry to Tromso. It was a cloudy, cold morning … Continue Reading →

A Steep Learning Curve

I’m handing over to Graeme for this one!!…….After my crash and losing each other for about 40 minutes in Copenhagen we were strongly admonished by Helen’s brother Martin that we … Continue Reading →

Midnight Sun

The occurrence of the midnight sun was one I had yet to experience. Although the hours of darkness had been decreasing to a minimum as we travelled further north we … Continue Reading →


On our second day in the Lofotens we caught a bus to the town of Å, This town is at the end (or beginning) of the main road (E10) through … Continue Reading →

The Lofoten Isles

After crossing the arctic circle, we headed up to the town of Bodo to catch the ferry to the Lofoten Islands. Visiting the Lofotens was another ‘must do in Norway’ … Continue Reading →

Polarsirkelen- Arctic Circle

We crossed the Arctic Circle (Polarsirkel in Norway)  today at 8.53am. Our journey to the circle had been beautiful and the roads almost devoid of all traffic. Due to road … Continue Reading →