Tramping down south to Tampere along the coast, a random dude picked me up, driving the car with his knees while bending over to me like crazy, “It's so nice that you are visiting here! No one is visiting here! This place never changes. That you're here gives us hope!" I went south through Vaasa to meet again my favourite Swedish couple, they had a holiday house there and they showed me a little bit of the town. This time we said goodbye for good and I continued my endless journey south. The time went by very slowly and hitchhiking turned out not to be that easy anymore. Once again I spent the night in my tent in the middle of nowhere. Actually that brought up a little smile on my face.