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We are now making our last preparations for the electric tour which has been postponed, because we've been stuck with some mid-spring snowy and cold days, plus we had to do a lot of formal, obligatory stuff before we could leave.
So, here's a list of what we got, more or less:
- Phones, with one of them having a rain cover and a phone holder. This way we can see google maps without having to pull in and out of pockets. Very practical. We can also take pictures and films while we are biking.
- Extra bicycle hose, in case there's any tire accident. By the way this was apparently the only extra thing we needed, the bikes are specially made for these kind of tours and suppose to tolerate a whole lot! But we are of course taking oil and a tool box.
- High-tech airbag helmets. Which we are going to have to trust the universe they work.
- I-pads, to keep updating you on this blog and for editing the pictures we'll be taking. We take I-pads because computers tend to be heavier.
- And we got internet the whole way - yay for modern technology!
- Our super amazing travel camera!
- Chargers for our electric devices, first aid kit, extra batteries
- Travel insurance
- Dehydrated goodies, such as energy bars&balls, sweet roll ups with different flavors, seed crackers and dried bananas. Nuts and other dried fruit, some tea bags, yerba mate and a thermos, water bottles and a little camping gas stove.
- Bicycle shorts, those that have a pillow for your butt! Although these bicycles have really comfortable seats. But since it'll be a really long trip, we thought the shorts might come in handy. Even if they're not necessary, It'll be extra butt comfort.
- Windproof and rainproof jackets and pants to use over the pillow-butt shorts. And other warm clothing which is useful in the northern parts of Europe, like scarfs and such. Also some summer clothing for the warmer parts. Eco sunscreen and our straw hats must be included, as always.
- Camping stuff, such as tent hammocks with tarpaulin, sleeping bags, etc. The lightest possible.
There's really not a lot of stuff, mostly small things that don't take up much space. With the bags we're taking there's more than enough space for everything we need and extra for things we'll buy abroad.
Previously to packing we moved all our stuff and cleaned the whole apartment in Oslo, finally paid our last good byes. Now we are free and ready to get on our el-bikes and explore the world!
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