Cycling from Saint Petersburg to the North Cape (2018)

Cycling on ice is out!

Cycling on ice is out!

Scroll down to directly order the ebook. Or read here the preface. Traveling is something beautiful. Traveling by bicycle is the perfect way for me to really relax. In this way I can enjoy the just being part of life.…
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The end on the North Cape

The end on the North Cape

I can’t quite realize it. How normal the snow has become. How normal it is to cycle in -10 degrees celcius with the idea of that being a mild temperature. That I slept in temperatures between -25 and -30 degrees…
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My last days in Russia

My last days in Russia

An icy wind is coming from my left. Snowflakes fly horizontally past me. Today I left Murmansk. I follow the M18 which goes from Murmansk to the Norwegian border. It is already getting dark. I left late and still have…
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Camping in -22 degrees celcius

Camping in -22 degrees celcius

I’m preparing my dinner wearing a thermoshirt and and my thick down jacket. I have little choice for ingredients in this cold weather. Everything freezes immediately. I make my meals out of cans for a large part. With a little…
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Formalities

Formalities

I turn myself on another side on a narrow bed in the train cabin. The train shocks every now and then. My bike is in a different cabin. At least I hope so. I have putten my bags in a…
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Fighting against snow

Fighting against snow

“My friends never cycle in winter,” says a friendly guy who is staring at my bicycle. I just took a break in a petrol station outside of Saint Petersburg. “Vaude bags, you are from Europe I see.” He is a…
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