The writings, from the start...

The trucks head north..

It is 86km to the next truckstop, or “autohof”, as they say in Germany. Our maximum speed is a snail-like 84km/h, and we have less

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Oops, it’s slippery in Norway

  Oh, isn’t paperwork a bore? We’re mostly spoilt nowadays with these paperless open borders throughout Europe, but there are still a couple of non-conformers:

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Scandinavian currency..

Norway, as you may know, rebuffed the euro. It  has its own currency – kroner – as does Sweden and Denmark, but they’re different in

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Oslo to Stockholm..

What a great concert – I slept like a log. I dozed off just as the show went up. Later, dimly aware of cannons firing,

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A frozen Stockholm..

A scorcher! Today is forecast to reach the dizzying heights of zero degrees Celsius – hardly sunbathing weather, yet naked men are out and about.

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