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... good. I watched the "Wolf of Wall Street"(Pretty Good) and then "Gone Girl"(awful, just awful!!!). During "Gone Girl", I got a pretty solid pre-arrival snack consisting of cheese & crackers, salad, raspberry tart, and triple chocolate cheesecake. All were delicious! After I finished the movie, I filled out my customs form and it was time to land! I was definitely very excited!
We touched down in Seoul at 3:38pm, and had a short taxi to the gate. I then hopped off ...
... coals but were clearly designed for this purpose. The grill was placed back on the table and the pork and mushroom placed on the grill to cook.
I had selected the menu with alcohol when I bought the tour so I just assumed I’d be grabbing a beer along the way but no, I had different types of alcohol served in keeping with the tradition of the meal being eaten. I was the only one of the party drinking (except Su-Jian). My Aussie ...
... has its own sights so you can see those and then move on by the subway to the next one. Or walk!!!! Also went to a few mountains (high hills) that the city is built around.
Seoul is a city that never seems to sleep. Well at least Hondig where I have been staying. (except for the subway that shuts down at about midnight). It is just as busy here at 11 or 12 at night as during the day - probably busier. Lots and lots of people in the streets or eating at one of probably ...
Day 3 started with some very sleepy kids in the morning. It must have been a late night for a lot of them! Our first stop today was Kimchi school! During the ride over, our tour guide Sandy, entertained us with the history of kimchi and how kimchi causes Koreans to break wind and make the big thing in the toilet! Mr. Dalke was not impressed! We pulled into the parking lot where there were already at least 8 tour buses parked there. After we all ...
... 8220;spots” us. You guessed it! She’d be hanging round the lobby trying to pick out the Korean Americans who had booked the day’s tour!
Seoul is a sprawling city of close to 15 million people mostly housed it seems in the vast anonymous tower blocks of apartments that dominate the city's skyline. The city, like most of the rest of the country was totally destroyed during the Japanese occupation (from 1910-1945) and the subsequent Korean war. So ...