Latest news (2001):
Trond's letters from Darwin and Port
Augusta in Australia
have now been added (2001).
since he left Otta, Norway on July the
If you get on your bike and cycle
24 times the road distance between Oslo and Berlin (and climb a number of
mountain passes up to 2300 meters above sea level) - in temperatures
sometimes reaching +39C - sometimes below zero - alone - then you would
have an idea of what it takes to do this.
From Otta (Norway) through Sweden,
Denmark, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary,
Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan,
India (west), Nepal, India (east) Bangladesh, Myanmar/Burma,
Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore , Indonesia
and across Australia.
On the seventh of July 2000 Trond
embarked on the journey of his life. Through the next twelve months he will
not be teaching secondary school students at Otta in Norway
(about 100km north of Lillehammer), he will be on his bicycle making a
dream come true.
We will be following him, tracing his progress - and if he manages to
get some e-mails through to us as he pedals along winding roads and steep
inclines, exploring exotic villages and meeting interesting people we will
publish them here.