Welcome to Erk Pod episode 540. Erk’s June 2014 Wanderer continues.Erk is leaving London bound for the People’s Republic of Canadia with a brief stopover in The Land Of The Free & Paranoid. It’s a long travel day on what was a later addition to the original concept of the trip. […]
Welcome to Erk Pod episode 522. On this episode, Erk leaves the city & country of Singapore & heads to Jonor Bahru, Malaysia. Erk’s original plan was to walk over the causeway joining the two countries however new immigration buildings on the Malaysian side means that this is no longer possible. Not wanting to hire a car or other vehicle, Erk decides that there is still a way to do this – public transport!
Catching a couple of trains from near his Singapore hotel to the train station near the border checkpoint, he catches a bus to the Singapore exit point. Leaving the bus, he goes upstairs & gets his passport stamped to say he is leaving Singapore. Boarding another bus, he crosses the causeway by road & ends up on the Malaysian side. Leaving the bus again, he goes upstairs to the Malay entry point for another passport stamp. The process is repeated on the way back to Singapore. […]
Welcome to Erk Pod episode 517. Erk has just arrived in Singapore. Out of all the places that Erk has gone on this trip, Singapore is the place that Erk has least looked forward to. For one reason, it is a step closer to the end of the trip. Second, Singapore has been a country & a city that Erk has had no special reason to visit or no overwhelming desire to visit before now. Thirdly, Erk has to fly via Singapore to/from Japan rather than direct because his airline of choice does not fly there (Australia – Japan) directly. Regardless, Erk has selected to spend a week in Singapore so let’s see what happens! […]
Welcome to episode 324 of Erk Pod. On this episode, Erk starts his epic adventure with a security incident at Sydney airport, an introduction to Border Security Japanese style, a Pepsi taste test and more […]