The 24 Hours bumpy ride to Korea

It wasn’t money or time that made me hesitate visiting Korea but was MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), a viral outbreak currently Korea is fighting against.

The Malaysian Air was cheapest option when we asked around with a huge price gap to the 2nd cheapest. No wonder this unfortunate air company offered the best price as they had lost two aircrafts recently, one for a missile attack in Ukraine and the other missing with a still unknown reason.

Early morning we drove a car to a place where we are going to leave for our holiday. $155 will cover for a months’ storage of a car in a hotel’s car  park.

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This guys offers the free shuttle service to and from the Airport 24/7.

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For this trip, a new family member called “CANCUN” the dog was selected for our suitcase watcher.

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It’s gonna be 11 hours to Kuala Lumpur and I’m worrying about my young girl who has never travelled on a aircraft.

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Wish I could jump on this Royal Thai Air to Bangkok…..Keep walking .

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We prepared a lof of painting stuff for the young girl to keep her entertained all the time.

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This Boeing aircraft smells like an old bus with a diesel spill.

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Usually Asian air companys’ inflight meals are awesome, but this Malaysian style of a chicken meal was quite disappointing. The dry and bland meat and flavourless sauce, a complete carbo/protein mix for a hungry bird.

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Jenny threw up without eating any food. The motion sickness knocked her out well before the landing and I had to do something with the acupuncture needles.

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The ultra modern Kuala Lumpur airport with a high ceiling and a big support beam.

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We got two hours before getting on an aircraft to Korea and I’m craving for a hot milk tea.

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Exchanged $25 dollars to get enough Ringgits for couple of teas. Here in Malaysia 10% service charge is added on with a 6% GST.

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Another flight to Korea for 6 hours and we could choose any seat as the plane was almost empty thanks to the MERS.

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Just before landing, a group of island of the west coast Korea with the sun breaking up over.

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We still have to ride on a bus to get the final destination, Gwangju, the city of 2015 universiad game.

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Well, protection is the only thing we can do. We bought a pack of 50 face masks and a couple of hand sanitizers.

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A 24 seater express bus has three rows with abundant room between the leather trimmed seats.  Costed $35 oneway for a 4 hours ride down to the south-bound city of the light.

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On the 17th floor of this apartment block my sister lives, and we are going to stay most of our nights here while we are in Gwangju city.

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