The Shilla Seoul
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... in at least Korean and English at a minimum, sometimes Chinese and Japanese also. It’s also super cheap – I’ve been buying single use tickets and each trip costs me 1150KRW (about 1.15AUD). The announcements are also made in Korean and English, so it’s really not difficult getting around. The people here are pretty friendly also - at one stage I was trapped in a station, as the gates wouldn’t accept my ticket. After about ...
... drinking games. It was cringeworthy, but funny (as a spectator, anyway).
Then it was on to the next round of entertainment, which was a shooting range - BB guns, but still - and some baseball batting practise for some of us, the sensible ones amongst us declined the chance. After that it was time for a wii tournament, Mario v Sonic at the Olympics. Forza Luigi!
No night out in Asia would be complete without some karaoke, and the guys didn't disappoint. ...
... br> A korean friend of mine and me decided to turn into queens for one day and sit on the throne of the King Sejong Story (세종이야ᅫ 2;) museum, followed by a brunch at "imA Cafe" (Gwangwhamun exit 5, Ilmin Museum of Art), where we indulged into the famous, fresh waffles with Haagen Dazs icecream... A MUST to ...
Today Hazel and I went to a day trip to the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea (DMZ). We had chosen USO as our tour operator as they are affiliated with the US army and had a good reputation. I would turn out that it was indeed a good choice.
Our first stop was at the Third Infiltration Tunnel only about 70 km from downtown Seoul. This tunnel which runs from North Korea under the border to the South was discovered in 1978. Apparently the plan ...
... under appreciated or more often times than not, diluted. Unfortunately, it doesn't help when we see the media continue to portray the life of a pastor as one who takes the church's money to supply their luxurious lifestyles, are lazy bumpkins who use scripture to manipulate people into taking care of them because they don't want to work, and have multiple extramarital affairs, amongst other things. While these images sadly ...
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