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This page has been updated at 28.12.2014.
Laura's, Irma's and Kari's travelpages
At least one
motorbike has been used unless something else is informed.
1) Trips with our whole family
(the best one's)
Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech rebublic, Germany, Austria,
Luxemburg, Belgium and Holland. All but Jaana.
Monaco, Italy, Corsika, Sardinia and San Marino. By DB Autosug through Germany and back
from Italy. Whole family.
Scotland. Whole family.
Slovenia and Italy.
By DB Autozug at
Germany, both ways. Whole family.
Germany, Denmark and Sweden.
Isle of Arran, Brodick:s harbour. Jaana
is making funny tricks again.
2) Parents own motorcycle trips
Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden. Irma's and Kari's trip
along the Baltic Sea's onshore
Poland, Czech rebublic, Italy, Northern Germany. Irma's
and Kari's trip together to Prague. When Irma had to
come back to work Kari continued a bit further
2009 Sweden, Denmark, Faroe Islands (3 days),
Iceland (7 days) and back via Denmark + Sweden.
Kari + 3 motorists from IMK = Imatra Motor Club
2007 Sweden, Norway, Scotland, (Orkney, Inner and Outer
Hebrides), Ireland, England, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden.
Kari + "SS1000 Ironbutt-drive"
at the end
2005 The Autumn trip in
Finland and Sweden. Kari's trip at the end of the season
2002 Germany, Austria,
Italy, Corsika, France, Spain, Andorra, Swizerland (and by car train in
Germany). Kari with IMK's bikers, F1-races
Karelia's area. Kari with a group of bikers visiting the Eastern
Jögeva. With IMK's bikers, "Jögeva-Treffen"
Saarenmaa. With IMK's bikers, "Jögeva-Treffen"
Vöru. With IMK's bikers, "Jögeva-Treffen"
Holland, Germany. With IMK's bikers,
FIM-rally and Donington
1991 Germany, France,
Jersey, Belgium, Luxemburg. Two bikes and four people,
Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy. One bike and one car, four people
together some days, later Salzburg
1987 Poland, Czech
old Jugoslavia, Italy, Germany. Two bikes and four
people at "the
Eastern side", Rijeka
1986 Sweden, Denmark,
Germany. With IMK's bikers, Anderstorp
RR-Races + Kari's own trip to Baden Baden
Syria, Turkey, Bulgaria, Jugoslavia, Hungary,
Austria, Germany. Kari's trip back home from UN-battalion
1983 Sweden. With
IMK's bikers, Anderstorp
3) Other trips, all by plane
Australia Melbourne, Tasmania and then New Zealand. Kari
with car and RV + later Irma on North Island. Later on Australia, where
nearby Cairns with another RV.
New Zealand, Kari with RV on North Island +
Australia with Irma by another RV
2009 New Zealand, Kari and Irma by RV on South-
and North Islands. Laura travelled couple of days there
too with us
Zealand, Laura on North Island,
New Plymouth. Eleven months on student exchange
2007 Spain (Barcelona). Long weekend with whole family
Laura four weeks at Malta. Language course
2005 Egypt (Luxor). Jaana,
Laura and Irma
Bastei's viewpoint. Elbe-river.
earlier and unwritten trips to Tenerife, Athens, Stockholm,
London, Torquay (Kari's language course) etc. + Jaana's and Laura's
trips inside of Finland to grandparents and relatives + Laura's
related trips to Russia, Austria and New Plymouth, NZ for practical
training ("Working-Holiday") +
Jaana with Irma in Turkey 2012. Laura flied back into NZ at Dec 2012
until summer 2013 and "permanently" 2014. Several work related
trips have also occurred to Germany, England, Portugal, Sudan,
Hongkong, China, but luckily not too often to lose the delight of travelling. Kari
a week at London (April) and Irma traveled to Malta (May)
2013 for a language course and later at 2014 to
India. Finnish/Russian border crossing stations are close, so it
is quite easy to drive to there for cheaper gazoline, or use fast Allegro-train for visiting for
example in Vyborg or St. Petersburgh.
4) Something else
related to motorcycle travelling
Car train experiences from the car trains (DB-Autozug):
Altona, Hamburg -
- Hamburg. Hamburg - Munchen - Hamburg. Livorno - Hamburg)
Ferry Some information how to anchor a bike
for our motorcycles (grip warmers, automatic oilers, etc)
-tags at Panoramio.
More information and bigger photos with maps from our trips
[Text] [Pure list]:
Everything we have had at least once tied into bikes - some thoughts,
info and ideas
(Google Earth): Most are from Alps but some amount from Italy and Spain
-depiction to Laura's shool class from out trip into Scotland (all in
of Arran -photos,
owned by Lochranza Youth-Hostell host Mr. Tony Church (page's texts are
Year 2003 translation (full) to English is made by Laura and
available here now.
Year 2003 translation (partial) to English is made by Laura and
available here now.
Year 2001 translation to English is made by Laura and is
available here now.
Year 2012 second long trip is cancelled because of a ground well
drilling and a ground warm pump installation
Bigger site updating starts.
Happy trips to
everyone from Jaana, Laura, Irma and Kari!