Biketour-Inventary

On the long cycling days… you might find yourself talking about anything and everything with your companions for the day. One topic that came up was STUFF. some people seemed to have just 2 bike bags and nothing else, some people have entire trailers for their pet (see past posts with the dog!) whilst some people seemed to be balancing half a dozen stuff sacks on their racks (ahem.. me). A few of us made comparive lists of our personal equipment and decided to publish them – this could either be read as a packing list guide (or, what not…

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between Tartu and Tallinn

  Here some late impressions from the last bit:     In Estonia some people build houses and boats with local material and traditional knowledge…   … use small and big rocket stoves…          … and transform trash to art.   We cycled under wild skies …   … drove past buildings from different ages that are still in use …   and found our “Kôo” on a open field or a gym hall to pass the night.       Yes. Sometimes it felt like a “donquixotery” fighting omnipresent car-culture. Therefore we would like to express our special…

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Hippiefestival with strange views

Hello dear reader! Lukas is reporting from Latvia: A festival was recommended to us, a gathering of different eco-communities in Mazirbe at the seaside. Sounds not bad, we thought at spontaneaosly rearranged our schedule. This detour fitted very well, because we anyways wanted to cycle more. We were on a biketour after all! We arrived thursday evening. All of us were very happy to meet again Stas from Radi Vidi Pats. He helped out to organize this festival. Then 2 men arrived, of whose one of us welcomed us effusivly with “Hello brothers and sisters!” and intimate hugs without being…

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