The Shilla Seoul
Travel Blogs from Seoul
... that although we leave earlier from the workplace to spend time with family that most teachers would most certainly work at home and on weekends most nights. They also seemed shocked that I tried to get 8-9 hours of sleep each night. All the teachers present averaged 5-6 hours per night and some travelled up to 2-3 hours to get to the Seoul Broadcasting School.
Today I was lucky to observe many different lessons. I wish to touch on two I observed today.
After a very restful night W, J & B had an early brekkie then went for a stroll around Songdo Park, opposite their hotel. Young Bazza had fun sitting on an animal sign and they took some photos of the propped-up trees...All the trees were lovingly supported like ...
... could see the islands that lie off the coast of Seoul the airport is an hour's drive out of Seoul on a good day. The notable thing about the airport is that it is huge an enormous mass of concrete runway and apron, built by the Americans for the Americans should they ever need to park the US air force in the region.
We disembarked and were swiftly though immigration with only a momentary twitch at the Mo from the border guards, out 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 ...
... 250, mostly all mopeds)
- Motorcycles/mopeds (they use the sidewalk when lights are red, cars stop, or if its just a short cut)
- Pigs feet (its the giant turkey leg of the east)
- Sweating (you get used to it)
- Homeless (they don't approach people for money
- Some people speak english surprisingly well, others not one bit. No real way to tell.
- Many people seem to get real nervous using english with an american
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services