Sailing – a ferry Good way to travel

Cheap flights are now the preserve of sunburned, obnoxious drunks. Maybe it’s time to get the boat.

9th August, 2008

Cheap flights are now the preserve of sunburned, obnoxious drunks. Maybe it’s time to get the boat.

His skin was bright, pulsating red, with weeping yellow blisters breaking out all over his shoulders, arms and chin. Not the sort of spectacle I like to observe up close, but in this case I had no choice.

He wore hardly any clothes: a pair of dirty football shorts, a stained Adidas vest and incongruously pink,...

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