Bye bye Sweden and on to Norway via the tip of Denmark June 10th 2008 A big hello from Norway - after 3 weeks I finally reached what was to be the start of my cycle trip!!!
I just caught two ferries in the last 3 days. One from Gothenburg, Sweden to Denmark and the other from Denmark to Kristiansand, Norway. But just in case you were thinking that's a bit of a cheat seeing as I'm supposed to be cycling all the way, well I took in a couple of detours one to the ve ... read more
Europe » Norway » Southern Norway » Kristiansand Two centuries of Viking raids into Europe tapered off following the adoption of Christianity by King Olav TRYGGVASON in 994. Conversion of the Norwegian kingdom occurred over the next several decades. In 1397, Norway was absorbed into a union with De... ... read more
Last year saw me gallivanting to South America. This year it's the turn of Scandinavia, and with me on a bike. I'm due to leave on the 13th May by ferry to Zeebrugge. Not very close to Scandinavia I hear you say?! Well the plan is to cycle via Belgium, Holland and Germany to Copenhagen then up through Sweden and the classic south to north route in Norway. 3 months i'm thinking... we'll see!... full info