I am finishing high school this summer and will make the best of the following unemployment!
>get an el cheapo second hand moped
>take some kind of ferry to get to Poland (maybe via Germany)
>drive through the allegedly visa-free regions of Belarus
>journey through the Baltics
>drive through the allegedly easy-to-access Leningrad oblast of Russia
>pass through southern Finland and ~~Ahvenanmaa~~ Åland to get back
This little excursion will net me a solid 6 countries for the hecking SighSee map, and will constitute a huge Kino no tabi reference, but a few question marks remain, namely:
>what is the cheapest way to get from southern Sweden to Poland (with a moped)?
>how are moped regulations in Belarus and Russia?
>does anyone here have any experience with getting into Belarus and/or Russia?
>does Russia issue e-visas anymore? i checked a website that said they no longer issue "unified" e-visas, but what does this mean? do they still issue ones restricted to specific regions?
>since my bank cards would not work in Russia, what currency should I bring there to exchange to local shekels?
>i am planning on sleeping in a tent along the way due to being a frugal bastard, but how doable is this in the countries i am visiting? i know that it is perfectly legal in Finland but i do not know how easy it would be in the other countries
>would it be worth it financially to sell my moped in Finland and fly back to Sweden? i do not plan on keeping it after the trip
Also, please feel free to recommend things to do or see (mostly see, I am a stingy fuck) along the way!