Sweden's Forgotten Car Cemetery

A while ago I went on a little road trip to the west of Sweden. In a tiny place called Båstnäs, there's the remains of a once huge car cemetery. The place is pretty well known these days, people even come from all over Europe to visit it. It…
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Ferguson TEA20 "Gråtass"

While at the farm in Norway, one of my tasks was to bring the old 50's tractor back to life. Zeyang said it had been put away running some 4 years ago and that various people had attempted to bring it back, but none really managed or ran out…

6 Things I had to get used to when volunteering on a farm

While volunteering at this farm in Norway, there are a few things that have been very different from what my daily life is like usually. Some of them I had an notion of before I came here, some I had no clue about. Here's six of them: Living…

Throttle Body Cleaning & Why Chains have O-Rings

While riding from Stockholm to Kolbu my motorcycle was a bit hesitant with throttle response. It felt like it had quite some lag picking up from idle or low revs. I've done some maintenance on it that has resolved these issues and it was interesting…

Another Week in Norway

Time has gone by quickly, here's some more impressions from another sunny week in Norway. The MIG welder broke at the start of the week, which was quite problematic. A relay broke and didn't want engage anymore. Luckily a previous…

Farm Life

It's been really liberating being at this farm so far. Everything's been so different from life previously. I'm sure a lot of people would mind the lack of cleanliness around here, the physical labor or the way food and meals are dealt with…

One Week On The Farm

The farm I traveled to is not a regular farm. The main goal here is to help build an aluminium sailboat that Zeyang, the man who runs the place, has been building for about 5 years. He plans to finish it this year. You can read some more info…
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Stockholm to Kolbu

I covered about 700 km riding my motorcycle from Stockholm to a farm near Kolbu in Oppland, Norway, where I will be volunteering for a month. Saturday was uneventful, I rode in the rain for 4 to 5 hours and got completely soaked. I barely…
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Why Going off the Paved Roads is more fun

The majority of my motorcycle riding buddies see gravel as something to be avoided, to them it's sure to lead to a crash. Some of them break into a sweat merely thinking of riding on an unpaved road. It's too bad, but I understand them.,…

Väddö Åkeri

About 2 years ago I was exploring the Swedish east coast, heading for a small cafe on a peninsula called Väddö. I normally would not have ended up there because the road is one way and it's an entire day worth of driving if you take leisurely…