Benikea Hotel Acacia
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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I stopped over in Seoul overnight on the way from New Zealand to the UK for Christmas 2014. I managed to get out for a few hours in the evening and the following morning to explore the city. It was very cold, but a great place to see and spend even a little time in - I'd like to spend more time there someday.
... s petty oneupmanship. We also visited the famous third tunnel, one of 4 known tunnels dug by the north Koreans in the 1970's (though naturally they deny it) that was suspected to have been planned to help troops infiltrate Seoul in a planned invasion of the south. There is an odd mix of emotion in various stages of the tour, but the whole experience was very interesting to say the least
... selection of rides was a bit disappointing. I was expecting to see a lot of roller coasters, but there were only two. The first one was less than a thirty second ride. The huge one had a long line. We decided not to wait.
For a while, we rode rides. Then, it started raining when we were on a chair lift.
Later, we took the bus back to our dorm.
May 3rd (Saturday)
We woke up rather later. A new guest showed up ...
... own about ten times more land than the average South Korean farmer. The one on the north side of the border is known as propaganda village and its most remarkable sight is a 160 meter high flagpole (apparently the third tallest in the world) with a 300 kg flag on it. Initially the flag poles on both sides were only 100 meter high but then the North decided that they need to show their supremacy to the imperialist South and built a higher flagpole.
On the ...
... the same with me because I was the only Westerner around), drinking beer, and watching Korean baseball. Not a rough evening at all.
Today I visited the DMZ between North and South Korea. In the morning we went to some observatory's that overlook the DMZ and thankfully it was a clear day so we could clearly see into the North Korea. There was an area where you were supposed to take photos from, but it was far away and ...