Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Using Google Maps to get to China? Try the breast-stroke.

I came across this amusing snippet on Facebook today - especially relevant to those amongst us who blindly rely on technology...

Go to Google Maps, click on 'Get Directions', type Taiwan and China in the From and To boxes, and click on the 'Get Directions' button. Here's what your screen probably looks like:

Now, scroll down to Step 24...

That's a 165 km swim - about 5 times the English Channel swims we hear about! Good luck with that.


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