Somerset Palace Seoul
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... s, is a valid debate we need to consider carefully. I feel as a society we need to act on this now. We are competing with these countries whose people are more qualified, willing to work for less money and do longer hours, with less benefits. We have turned lazy and unless there is some action or outward looking into the future globalization of the world we are in trouble and this will affect my children and most certainly their children.
After an excess of excess in Hong Kong, I was looking for a quiet couple of days to ease me into South Korea. What I didn't need was a guy going off on one at the driver of the airport bus, for whatever reason, the guy sat next to me getting involved in the argument (backing up the driver, or more likely, telling the boy to do one) or the taxi driver not being able to find the hostel. But that's what I got. To be fair, the hostel is a wee bit tough to find, down an alley, off ...
... and South officials would meet to discuss issues. On the North side of the border, one military official paced back and forth and looked through binoculars at the people visiting on the South side. We were told that within some of the buildings, North Korean snipers were at the ready so we should refrain from looking at the building or making any kind of motions towards them.
We then went into one of the buildings where meetings are often held. It was here that ...
A day off work, striking October sunshine - let's go to Seoul Forest again! Feeding the deers from your hand is always a lovely experience, but Korean kids are so anxious, they try to feed the deers from a papercup. How funny! Again the park was filled with couples and families resting in the grass, as well as pensioners spending their freetime VERY ACTIVELY! :-) ...
... you have to be naked and have spas and get extremely cleansed before dressing in orange outfits to join the boys for a sauna. We literally crawled into a sauna which looked like a fireplace where the four of us sat in 117 degrees heat with facial masks on. I felt like Hansel and Gretel and was afraid Lorena was wanting to cook us.
Lorena and Jacob have being wonderful hosts and we feel very fortunate to have them showing ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet