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[[Image:Hitchhiking_to_Italy_in_Switzerland_06-2010.jpg|460px|right|Hitchhiking to [[Italy]] in [[Switzerland]] as a part of German hitchhiking race 2010.]]
 
[[Image:Hitchhiking_to_Italy_in_Switzerland_06-2010.jpg|460px|right|Hitchhiking to [[Italy]] in [[Switzerland]] as a part of German hitchhiking race 2010.]]
Hallo! My name is Mikael Korpela (or nick ''simison''). 5th ape and a little tryhard wannabe vagabond. Usually thinking very positive. I'm also a graphic designer and web-developer. I'm behind the [[:fi:Etusivu|finnish edition of Hitchwiki]] and [[:Hitchwiki:Maps|Maps]]. Done quite a lot for hitchwiki -project in total also.  
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Hallo! My name is Mikael Korpela (or nick ''simison''). 5th ape and a little tryhard wannabe vagabond. Usually thinking very positive. I'm also a graphic designer and web-developer. I'm one of the admins/actives behind this Wiki, I wrote most of the [[:fi:|finnish edition]] and did also [[:Hitchwiki:Maps|Maps]].
  
 
I'm originally from [[Finland]], but I've been living in different countries, in far away lands and around Europe. Currently I consider [[Vilnius]], [[Lithuania]] as my base.
 
I'm originally from [[Finland]], but I've been living in different countries, in far away lands and around Europe. Currently I consider [[Vilnius]], [[Lithuania]] as my base.
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==Traveling==
 
==Traveling==
I've traveled & hitchhiked a ''lot'' in [[Finland]] and in [[Lithuania]]. Also quite some amount of km's in [[Estonia]], [[Latvia]], [[Poland]], [[France]], [[Belgium]], [[Netherlands]], [[Slovakia]], [[Czech Republic]], [[Hungary]], [[Romania]], [[Moldova]], [[Ukraine]], [[United Kingdom]], [[Germany]], [[Italy]], [[Switzerland]], [[Spain]], [[Malaysia]], [[Laos]] and [[Thailand]]. Only travelled but not HH'ed: [[Austria]], [[Sweden]], [[Indonesia]], [[Singapore]] and [[Japan]].
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I've traveled & hitchhiked a ''lot'' in [[Finland]] and in [[Lithuania]]. Also quite some km's in [[Estonia]], [[Latvia]], [[Poland]], [[France]], [[Belgium]], [[Netherlands]], [[Slovakia]], [[Czech Republic]], [[Hungary]], [[Romania]], [[Moldova]], [[Ukraine]], [[United Kingdom]], [[Germany]], [[Italy]], [[Switzerland]], [[Spain]], [[Malaysia]], [[Laos]] and [[Thailand]]. Only travelled but not HH'ed: [[Austria]], [[Sweden]], [[Indonesia]], [[Singapore]] and [[Japan]].
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
Anything you want to know about Finland, maybe you are coming to hichhike here? [http://www.wanderlust.lt/contact/ Contact me!] I also do media contacts about hitchhiking for Finland and in general.
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Anything you want to know about Finland or Baltics, maybe you are coming to hichhike here? [http://www.wanderlust.lt/contact/ Contact me!] I can also do media contacts/interviews. If not myself, I can direct your requests to lots of people from different countries.
  
 
[http://www.facebook.com/mikael.korpela Facebook], [http://www.bewelcome.org/members/mikael BeWelcome], [http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/simison/ CouchSurfing] or [http://www.linkedin.com/in/mikaelkorpela LinkedIn] — don't hesitate to connect if we've met!
 
[http://www.facebook.com/mikael.korpela Facebook], [http://www.bewelcome.org/members/mikael BeWelcome], [http://www.couchsurfing.org/people/simison/ CouchSurfing] or [http://www.linkedin.com/in/mikaelkorpela LinkedIn] — don't hesitate to connect if we've met!
  
I can speak English and Finnish. Oh! And I might [http://wikitravel.org/en/Finland#Respect act like a Finn]. ;-)
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I can speak good English and funny Finnish. Oh! And I might [http://wikitravel.org/en/Finland#Respect act like a Finn]. I'm working on that bit... ;-)
  
'''Some webpages of mine:'''
 
 
* [http://www.wanderlust.lt/ Wanderlust travelogue] {{en}}
 
* [http://www.wanderlust.lt/ Wanderlust travelogue] {{en}}
 
* [http://www.ihminen.org/portfolio/ Portfolio & CV] {{fi}} {{en}}
 
* [http://www.ihminen.org/portfolio/ Portfolio & CV] {{fi}} {{en}}

Revision as of 22:58, 20 March 2013

Hitchhiking to Italy in Switzerland as a part of German hitchhiking race 2010.

Hallo! My name is Mikael Korpela (or nick simison). 5th ape and a little tryhard wannabe vagabond. Usually thinking very positive. I'm also a graphic designer and web-developer. I'm one of the admins/actives behind this Wiki, I wrote most of the finnish edition and did also Maps.

I'm originally from Finland, but I've been living in different countries, in far away lands and around Europe. Currently I consider Vilnius, Lithuania as my base.

I'm sometimes very active with my slightly activist-type of hobbies, but I do enjoy being lazy. People say that I'm a rather easygoing fella.

Traveling

I've traveled & hitchhiked a lot in Finland and in Lithuania. Also quite some km's in Estonia, Latvia, Poland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Malaysia, Laos and Thailand. Only travelled but not HH'ed: Austria, Sweden, Indonesia, Singapore and Japan.

Contact

Anything you want to know about Finland or Baltics, maybe you are coming to hichhike here? Contact me! I can also do media contacts/interviews. If not myself, I can direct your requests to lots of people from different countries.

Facebook, BeWelcome, CouchSurfing or LinkedIn — don't hesitate to connect if we've met!

I can speak good English and funny Finnish. Oh! And I might act like a Finn. I'm working on that bit... ;-)

The Map

<travelmap countries="de,ee,fi,lt,lv,pl,sk,cz,hu,ro,gb,md,at,es,se,jp,th,it,ua,be,nl,fr,ch,my,la,id" width="700" description="Countries, where I've travelled. I haven't been in Everywhere, but it's on my list..." />