|We did get to spend the first night in the cabin of a friendly church member in Estonia. Next time we thought we might take an intact mosquito net with us though...|
|This has been my favorite fountain for many years, in Tartu Estonia.|
|Poland had beautiful beautiful forests all over|
|They also had not-so beautiful reminders of past horrors.|
|This is how suppers happened along the road :)|
What made things more exciting culinary-wise was that of us four one was a vegan, two were gluten-free and all of us are vegetarian. Somehow it wasn't too limiting though and we all got enough to eat.
|Our view one morning in Italy|
|This was what the roads looked like in the Alps.|
After one episode we learned to stop every once in a while on our way up the mountain to let the van cool off.
Stelvio Pass in Italy
|Mountains around the Stelvio|
|One morning we stopped in Lauterbrunnen valley in Switzerland and hiked up a little hill. It was beautiful!|
|In Switzerland we stayed with the Calderara family in their beautiful home for a few days|
and enjoyed their hospitality and wonderful food!
|Casey happens to follow bike races, a lot, so we drove down to Alpe d'Huez in France |
to watch a stage of the Tour de France.
|We left Laura in Denmark at Morten's family's house and we continued on without her through Sweden and back to Finland. We missed her company, but oh how nice it was to sleep in the back of the van with just 3 people! :D|