A Surprise City Tour
Seoul, 12 January
While the aircraft was descending, the pilot made an announcement that the current local weather outside is -10C. Brrrrr! Just the thought alone made me shiver.
Note: I am only spending one day here, less than 24 hours so I will not claim that I know this place. I will only visit Seoul, the Special City, the capital and the large...
Missed our Flight...Not Surprised.
Sorry for the serious lack of updates in the past few days. Turns out internet is not a common option at hotels in Shanghai. To be honest, neither is toilet paper, soap, napkins, water, or anything cold!!!
But I'll be sure to update you on my many adventures and opinions about Shanghai on a later date. Right now I'm sitting in the tiny lobby of the ...
Kyong Ju and the Silla Dynasty
Today we headed up to Kyong Ju to check out the very famous temple there. It's one of the few left that, according to our tour guide, have over a million tourists a year.
We enjoyed a quick tour of the various temples and Buddhas inside each temple, the architecture, the story of the monks, and even the "golden pig" story.
On the way to lunch we s...
Days 1 & 2: Lots of Bus Driving!
We are in Day 2 of our Korea tour. Yesterday we arrived in Incheon airport at 6am and immediately started our tour to Kukkiwon, the World Tae Kwon Do Federation headquarters. It was smaller than I thought it would be, but usually places that sound really grandiose tend to be. There were lots of kids and junior kids training outside for a tournament. We ...