Biking for Wolves:     Following the Pessinkiwolve

Biking for Wolves: Following the Pessinkiwolve

BIKING FOR WOLVES: from lake Galven in Hälsingland/Sweden via Kivikiekki in North Karelen/Finland to Stockholm/Sweden. The bikingtour is divided into over 60 distances and will go on for over 4 months in summer/autumn 2012

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60. distance: Tohmajärvi - Kerimäki

Biking for Wolves project 2012Posted by Gianluca Gaudenzi Tue, October 30, 2012 18:54:54
29. october 2012

Yes... on the road again towards Tohmajärvi to meet the local newspaper:

Pictures: the road towards Tohmajärvi, in the area of Jouhkola, meetings along the road with Tapio and his wife, and of course putting up information at all central places in Tohmajärvi.

Pictures: Another pressconference and picture shooting, this time for the local newspaper of Tohmajärvi: Alasin.

It is not everytime that the newspapers are interested in the tour, but today I was interviewed by two different newspapers: another one at Kitee:

Pictures: Interview by Koti-Karjala. Due to a book-release, I was also invited for cake and coffee.

In Kerimäki, it was Hotel Herttua (, that kindly sponsored me. It is situated on a peninsula in lake Peruvesi, sharing the quiete nature with strange defense-constructions from WWII. The hotel seems to be built in the middle of a vaste variety of digged channels, where soldiers used to hide from the enemy. Today the hotels guests are both Finish and Russian and everything about the hotel breaths tranquility and well-being. If someone looks for refreshment and chill out, sauna, bath, massage and healthy food, this seems to be the place in the area. Thanks a lot Hotel Herttua for sponsering the tour!!!

Pictures: the inside of the hotel, delicious food in the evening and a fully equiped breakfast buffet in the morning.