Around the World in 800 Days

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  1. flyingdutchman177

    flyingdutchman177 Edventurer

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    My host in the Netherlands warned me that once I got in to Germany to check my mirrors before pulling in to the "fast lane".
    And WOW was he not kidding.
    I was cruising along about 80 to 85 mph and I was getting blown off the road.
    Everyone was doing over 100 easy.
    Some guys were doing 125 or 130.
    And they were Porsches and M Powered BMW's. They were little 4 cylinder cars.
    They must drive with the pedal to the metal all the time.
    And at $8+ a gallon, they can't be getting more than 15 mpg at that speed.
    I was wishing for my Honda Blackbird at that moment. Then I would be putting the hammer down
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    flyingdutchman177 Edventurer

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    I got just inside the Danish border and I started to look for a place to camp.
    My GPS has some "shelters" under "Lodging" listed. You never know what you are going to find when you search for a shelter. But it rained off and on thru out the day so I thought it would be nice to find somewhere with a roof over my head.
    The GPS led me to a little town and then thru the town. The road turned to dirt and that was looking promising as most of the shelters are on the side of the road in town. Then the GPS told me to turn down some single track. Well it turned out to be some horse trails. Fun stuff

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    flyingdutchman177 Edventurer

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    When I arrived at the shelter, this is what I found.
    PERFECT.......almost

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    The shelters were wood lined and only about 2 or 3 feet tall.
    Cozy.
    But there was no one around for miles.
    I popped open a Westveleren Beer and cranked up the tunes.

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    flyingdutchman177 Edventurer

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    I ended up sleeping inside my bivy sack because the shelter was loaded with spiders. And there were some really big ones too.
    I hate spiders!
    But everything stayed dry

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    Copenhagen is on the Zeeland Island.
    And that means bridges.
    Long bridges
    About 10 miles each
    And because it is Denmark, that means expensive bridges.
    I think each bridge was something like $25.
    And good thing I was on a motorcycle, because I car is double that.

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    flyingdutchman177 Edventurer

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    I rolled in to Copenhagen and gave myself a quick tour.

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    London has Big Ben
    Paris has the Eiffel tower
    And Copenhagen has the little mermaid

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    Copenhagen has some of the most beautiful girls in the world. It is like walking down a street of supermodels........most of them are riding bicycles
    But here I am getting cozy with Denmark's hottest gal

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    Making out with the mermaid in Copenhagen

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    Other Copenhagen landmarks

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    Botanical Gardens in Copenhagen

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    Tivoli

    Not my scene

    Out of here

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    Heading out of Denmark across the bridge and tunnel to Sweden.
    And another $25+ poorer

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  15. milkman67204

    milkman67204 Been here awhile

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    I have been following you for a while first time to post though. AWSOME!!!!

    I did the Norway Sweden Finland thing 2 summers ago. Prepare for expensive everything and also plenty of ferries.... The ferries arent dreadfully expensive but they add up after a while. Absolutly the most beautiful and amazing scenery though!

    If you are going to make it to Moscow let me know I have a place for you to stay with a garage.

    PS If you think the girls there are beautiful you havent been to Russia yet!

    Monty
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    R-W Been here awhile

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    WTF??? Uh... :huh

  17. flyingdutchman177

    flyingdutchman177 Edventurer

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    It gets lonely being on the road
    Can you blame me
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    Nice!!

    I wish i was there too!!!
    Keep it safe!
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    Can you PM me the x-rated version???? I would love to learn mermaid style!!!! I'm sure your sea monkey had fun with that octapussy!
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    This ride report is a great mix of perversion, alcoholism and bikes. Subscribed!
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