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... people living in Seoul. Ok, I can't back that up at all but, I think I have made my point.
We spent a couple of days checking out some of the sights. We started off with the War Memorial Museum. This museum was huge and took us nearly all day to see all of it. It was a really impressive museum. I am aware that there is no way to present history with any bias but I did find this museum to use highly politicised language in all of ...
... on paper to practise, then we moved onto painting our own tshirt. Some of them looked amazing, but unfortunately I haven't got much artistic value when it comes to a brush. After caligraphy, we met our supervisor, Shirley from Sydney, for a fried chicken dinner. After dinner and losing part of the team, the rest of us went for a walk in HongDae to explore and look for a recommended coffee shop, but we happened ...
... was opened on 1 January, 2000 as a symbol of hope for peace in the future.
We passed through security into the DMZ on a bridge built by the founder of Hyundai who lived in North Korea before the division. In a moment of marketing genius he gifted 1000 cows to his old town in North Korea. The parade of animals was televised worldwide – both highlighting the significant act of peace and Hyundai’s now famous car brand. As S.P said – he killed ...
... it was very foggy today, so we couldn’t see very much. There is a lot of paranoia about looking into North Korea, and we were only allowed to take photos at certain parts of the observation point, notably from places where we couldn’t photograph the landscape looking out towards North Korea. I asked the guide why this is, and she explained that it is to prevent intelligence about the terrain or other points of interest on the South Korean side ...
... and if that doesn't suit you, you could always haggle for bargains in the markets or you can spend thousands of dollars on high end designer merchandise within a matter of minutes. Yes, Seoul is a city full of contradictions, and we love it. If you remember one of our previous posts about Seoul, you may recall us talking about how we loved and hated the city, and that still stands. But, since our trips to Seoul are as visitors and not as residents, we can truly appreciate it instead ...