Joined February 2020 Message
  • Mar8

    Driving to the Finish

    March 8, 2020 in Germany ⋅ ⛅ 4 °C

    This morning we left Rostock, and now we are driving to the endpoint of our journey in Hamburg. I can tell you already one thing this rally is tasting to. ‘More’’ I will keep you all updated with some pictures of the event later today @ the fishmarket in Hamburg

    Dirk and his family were waiting @ the finish to welcome us in style with their Firetruck. Also Peter welcomed us at the event, it is very special to have such nice colleagues/friends all over the world. Tonight we are invited and stay @ Dirk and his family, and tomorrow we drive back home.
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    Petra Lissy

    Yummy!

    3/8/20Reply
    BENIMAR

    Restaurant Hopfenkeller, a place I can recommend Petra . Excellent food.

    3/8/20Reply
    Dirk Lorentzen

    Just saw your truck. Are you going to the finish line right now? Or will you wait?

    3/8/20Reply
    BENIMAR

    We are going to take a shower and do some fresh up, after that we are going to the fishmarket

    3/8/20Reply
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  • Mar6

    Crossing the Russian Poland border

    March 6, 2020 in Russia ⋅ 🌧 4 °C

    After a very nice meal in Kaliningrad we continued our journey to the border of Poland just to save some time tomorrow. And what we already expected again an intensive check from the Russian and Polish customs including a complete scan from our truck. When we are finished here it is time to find a good place for our night-stop.Read more

    😂😂

    3/6/20Reply
    Dirk Lorentzen

    Hope you explored the puddle's depth by wading or wooden stick before doing the crossing...😄

    3/7/20Reply
    Rob Folmer

    Haha, nope! Living on the edge...

    3/7/20Reply
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  • Mar6

    Crossing the border @ Kaliningrad

    March 6, 2020 in Russia ⋅ ☁️ 7 °C

    We arrived around 12 o’clock this morning at the Russian border @ Cobetck. Friendly people and very efficient procedures. We even received a customer feedback form by email on our phone if there was anything what could be improved. They will give a way a Free Lada for the best monthly idea. And then I woke up and noticed that I fell asleep. Rob was still busy doing the paperwork and we entered Russia finally around 15:00. By the way our lady from the customs told us that we are staying in Kaliningrad, factorystreet 10. 😄Read more

    En ik maar denken nu komt het... maar daar komt de gator nog wel doorheen 😂

    3/6/20Reply

    En ik blijf die wiebelende container maar eng vinden, maarja als hij de Noordkaap overleefd moet de rest ook wel lukken en kijk ik maar niet 🙈

    3/6/20Reply
    Rob Folmer

    Tsja, het hoort toch echt zo...

    3/6/20Reply
    Matthias Geywitz

    fine. thank you for pics and moovie

    3/7/20Reply
     
  • Mar6

    Driving to kaliningrad russia

    March 6, 2020 in Lithuania ⋅ ⛅ 1 °C

    Exactly 10 years ago I woke up in Dubai, and now we are driving to Kaliningrad Russia.Traveling and Exploring the world is nice.. I need to get start thinking what the special destination will be over 10 years. The last two weeks where excellent for enough inspirations and a lot of creative ideas already crossed my mind.I will keep you informed 😉Read more

    Anne Baukje De Jong

    Happy Birthday🎉

    3/6/20Reply
    Kitty Kok

    Hieperdepiephoera Thijs 🤩

    3/6/20Reply

    ton en marianne: leuke verjaardagsreis! Gefeliciteerd

    3/6/20Reply
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  • Mar5

    Visiting the KGB museum in Tallinn

    March 5, 2020 in Estonia ⋅ ☁️ 3 °C

    This morning we started with a breakfast at the campfire. We left the team meeting event and made a stop in Tallinn to visit the KGB museum located @ the top floor of the Estoria hotel. Very interesting to see the technics they used during the 80’s . Next stop will be RigaRead more

  • Mar4

    Hara Sadam ‘Russian Submarine base’

    March 4, 2020 in Estonia ⋅ ☁️ 1 °C

    After a perfect breakfast we left our ‘blessed’ night-stop (pic. 01) and headed to find the decommissioned Russian submarine base @ Hara. The attached pictures are giving a clear view that it is absolutely abandoned. Next stop is the team party @ the Raudsilla entertainment complex, large tipi’s, good food, drinks and two saunas together with a perfect atmosphere. All ingredients present for a wonderful evening.Read more

    Peter Folmer

    Maak er maar een gezellige avond van🥳🥳

    3/4/20Reply
    Tim de Groot

    Veel plezier daar

    3/4/20Reply
    Dirk Lorentzen

    Viewing those great photos and reading about your adventures, it is easy to understand, I had to hold back Heidi, not to hide in your truck Friday evening... All the best and keep on truckin'!!!

    3/5/20Reply
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  • Mar3

    Visiting St Petersburg

    March 3, 2020 in Russia ⋅ ☁️ 0 °C

    We left this morning our night stop and continued the last 250 km to Sint-Petersburg. Halfway we stopped at a nice cafe for a coffee (pic.2) Around one we arrived in Sint-Petersburg where we parked our truck and took the subway to the city centre. After a good meal and some shopping we left Sint-Petersburg and crossed the Russian border in Narva (Estonia). We are staying the night in a small town called Aseri between Narva and Talinn.Read more

  • Mar2

    Underway to St Petersburg

    March 2, 2020 in Russia ⋅ ☁️ -10 °C

    We left Murmansk and today we continue our journey to St Petersburg, 1000 km to go. Due to the fantastic Internet connection here our updates will be less frequent, so don’t worry :)
    At the moment we have a coffee stop, checking oil levels and enjoying Russian coffee.Read more

    Tim de Groot

    Zelfs daar nog naar de Mac ,😁😁😁😁 lekker hoor

    3/2/20Reply
    Dirk Lorentzen

    Feels good to see your marker on the chart again!!! The Baltics are great, too. Keep on enjoying the adventure!

    3/3/20Reply
     
  • Feb29

    Driving to Inari Finland

    February 29, 2020 in Norway ⋅ ☁️ -3 °C

    Today we left the North-cape and drove to Inari in Finland where we are staying the night. Due to the low temperatures our engine will continuing this night on idle. Tomorrow we will continue our journey to Russia.Read more

    Petra Lissy

    Great picture!

    2/29/20Reply
    Ac Eeken

    Is de stand kachel niet aan het koelsysteem.van de auto aangesloten voor verwarming van de olie?

    3/1/20Reply
    Ac Eeken

    Of carterpan verwarming via het agregaat?

    3/1/20Reply
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  • Feb29

    To the Nordcape

    February 29, 2020 in Norway ⋅ ⛅ -4 °C

    We left Honningsvag this morning for the final part North. Yesterday evening again an even better view on the amazing polar-lights. We arrived this morning at 08:00 @ the assembly point were we all come together. From here we are going in convoy mode to the Northcape following the snowplough. On the top we did the necessary photo shoots and celebrated with champagne our victory. We did it !!Read more

    Peter Folmer

    Een bijzondere datum 29 febr 2020 schrikkeljaar

    2/29/20Reply
    Paul Wakelkamp

    G e w e l d i g !!!! Breathtaking

    2/29/20Reply
    Paul Wakelkamp

    Ongelofelijk mooi verschijnsel.

    2/29/20Reply
     

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