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Eco-travel

Posted: 2008-01-28 23:16:29, Categories: Travel, Ecology, Cycling, 482 words (permalink)
A Californian girl asked in a message on CouchSurfing how to see the world in an environmentally friendly way. As she said, there are eco-tourism companies out there, but traveling IN nature is not the same thing as treading lightly ON it. I've gathered… more »

Article on crossing Romania by bicycle

Posted: 2007-12-21 11:48:30, Categories: Travel, Romania, Moldova, Cycling, 75 words (permalink)
A while ago a friend from the Finnish-Romanian Friendship Association asked if I could write an article about my bicycle tour in Romania for their magazine Viesti-Veşti. The article was published in the most recent issue and it's also available… more »

Route planner for cycling in the Helsinki region

Posted: 2007-09-04 15:24:46, Categories: General, Finland, Helsinki, Cycling, 159 words (permalink)
I just noticed that in addition to the public transport route planner for Helsinki metropolitan region, there's now a similar service for cyclists at http://kevytliikenne.ytv.fi/. The system knows about cycling paths through parks and forests too, so… more »

Thoughts after one year on the road

Posted: 2007-08-30 23:00:40, Categories: Travel, General, Work, Free software, Ecology, Cycling, 1074 words (permalink)
Having settled down in Helsinki at least for a while, I've had time to think what my long tour in Europe and Asia has given me and what I want to do next. Here are a few thoughts about travel and life in general after spending a year on the road. Enjoy… more »

Inside the midnight clouds

Posted: 2007-07-23 16:11:07, Categories: Travel, Norway, Cycling, 717 words (permalink)
My second trip this summer brought me again to latitudes above the arctic circle, actually several hundred kilometers further north than the midsummer camp at Tuntsa. At Kinnarodden, the northernmost point of mainland Europe, the sun never sets for more… more »

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