Tuesday 21 July 2009

South Korea

A smooth crossing of the Sea of Japan - but an expensive one. First you buy the ticket, then you pay to enter the port, then you pay for the Bill of Loading, then you pay the port tax. After that you're allowed on the boat. But the bills don't stop once you reach Korea - you pay for the bike freight, then the customs fee and finally for insurance.

But then 20 miles after leaving the port you're greeted with views like this:

A few days to explore the country before heading to Seoul to make arrangements for getting the bike to Canada.