A driving licence makes paddling easier. Autumns most answered question: why havent you got it years ago? Answer: There are better ways in life to spend 20 000 nok (the north face of Mt. Everest, the streets of Havanna, the trans-sibirian railway, the maya ruins in the jungle of Mexico, Ha Long Bay, the hustlers of Tangier(!), China and so on...) AND, cycling is almost as fun as paddling and a far more ecological sound way of getting around.