Somerset Palace Seoul
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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One place that I have wanted to visit for the longest time is Seoul. It seemed like each time I tried to visit while working at SkyWest, there was always some reason it couldn't work out. Even when I started working for AA, DFWICN seemed pretty full most times I checked to go. Finally, this past weekend I saw this weekend actually looked good for a visit! I didn't want to get myself too excited over it just in case it wasn't going to work out. However, this ...
... weird and wonderful things on display. I was particularly struck by the ultimate convenience food - peeled garlic cloves all bagged up - you just buy them by the kilo and peeled onions too. I’ve never seen that before on my travels and our guide explained that it’s a way that Grandma can earn some money. I’ve thrown in the obligatory pic of rice and chillies too. The rice bag was over a metre across so it was pretty huge.
... when eating in Australia); bibimbap. It was very tasty and at 6000 KRW (6 AUD) was one of the most expensive things of the menu. It had been my plan to eat this and then head out into the district to see some of the shopping plazas and then visit a museum. However after only one shopping plaza my leg was not feeling good at all, so I decided to head home to the hostel for a little siesta instead. I did manage to find some delightful t-shirts with ...
... Anyway whilst all of my group was down the tunnel out tour guide pointed out some dynamite holes. She then told us a little bit about the history. She mentioned this was the biggest tunnel that they had found, it was 1,635m long and 2metres high and wide. Thirty thousand fully armed North Korean soldiers could pass through in an hour. Once the South Koreans discovered the tunnel the North Koreans dined that they were planning to invade. They said they were mining for coal. ...
... Today I've returned to re-discover my long time no see Dobongsan with a Hungarian companion. Hiking 도봉산역 - 신선대 - 포대능선 - 다락능선 - 도봉산역 all over the ridge, visiting 2 temples and enjoying lunch on the top of the rocks takes ca. 6 hours. The upper part requires good nerves and good physical condition, be prepared! ...