If it wasn't for these people and organisations, this trip would never have been made or would at least have been hard
to do. So we want to give a big thank you to the folowing:
Ståle's brother; dentist Arve Brekka
in Kristiansand, Norway who lent us his organisation number so we could get the domain www.erdetlangtigjen.no
w/ coleags at National Geographic Department (NGD)
in Vientiane, Laos who made very good peronaliced maps for our route
through Laos. And the payment is a Cage of BeerLao.
Elina also wants to say thank you to Ståle
for all the preperations that had to be made in Norway without her help (since she was in Hanoi).
For instance packing the apartment for moving, getting ecuiptment, selling funiture, the car, etc....
and Statens Kartverk
who gave Elina the oportunity
to stai in Vietnam for one year, and therby also to ride a bike home.
Ståle's friend and colleg at Coop, Joakim Storvoll
who helped a lot with the layout for this homepage.
Elina's aunt Alice
in Denmark who lent a bed to Ståle when he was in Denmark to get the bikes.
Michael Naismith and Jodie Taylor
who shared willingly their good advice and experiences. They biked around the globe for four years.
The Coordinator for the Fredskorps program in Hanoi; Mr. Co
who helped with the organisation of getting a Vietnameese visa.
Peters Bike Supply
i Copenhagen for fantastic service.
for some sponsing of the bikes and for making great bikes.
Ståle's mother and father
who was glad to lend us both one and two and three cars to transport the bikes and all our stuff for the move from Trondheim.
And also for storeing all our stuff.
and Jardar Vaaland
from Sykkelekspedisjonen 2005
for many and valuable tips.