Donghae, Korea > Vladivostok, Russia

Met another rider staying at our hotel, he is from Belgium and doing a similar ride to us, though is held up in Korea for a week trying to get a Mongolian visa. Time to say goodbye to South Korea, we have enjoyed our time here.  At Customs we had to empty all our saddlebags […]

Busan > Yeongdeok 216km > Donghae

We had been told to take Rt 7 north, which was very straight forward to leave Busan but with very heavy traffic it took ages to get out of town.  We later took a tiki tour on the 14 and what a gem this road turned out to be.  It got more and more narrow with […]


A day in Busan, a busy port city with lots of fishing boats and general shipping. First day in Korea I just couldn’t do the broccolli meat and rice for breakfast, but by today I have been broken – fruit loops just have less appeal so fish stock soup with greens and curry and rice […]

Loved Seoul

Auckland > Seoul, South Korea > Busan Had quite a bumpy flight over and a rather dramatic landing as we were thrown around in our seats, first to one side then the other, but all ended well. This trip will have an extra challenge with not only different languages, but also the alphabet is different […]

We are off again …

Our next “To the Ends of the Earth” adventure is about to begin, this time we are riding from Vladivostok to London.  We are leaving our bigger bikes at home and taking 2x Yamaha XT250’s which we feel will work better for us with the rougher terrain, while still being suitable for sealed roads.   […]

Russels en Route 2017

Our proposed route