Seoul Journals

A Week in Seoul

A travel journal to Seoul by dbsovereign

Buddhist Temple, Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 2010 Photo, Seoul, South Korea More Photos
Quote: I visited a friend who lives in the outskirts of Seoul between Christmas and New Years.
Buddhist Temple, Seoul, South Korea, Dec. 2010 Photo, Seoul, South Korea
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It was weird being back in Asia again! I had a great time despite the fact that it was rather a whirlwind excursion and the two long [non-stop, 10-hour] flights a week apart got me completely tired out. Seoul was very modern and in places reminded me a bit of a cross between Bangkok and Taipei - though of course it is unique. I made a trip into an older part of town which was nestled in some tall mountains and has very narrow streets. These streets reminded me a bit of the sois or alleys in Bangkok because they're narrow and crowded. Most of the city has been built up in the last 50 years so unless you are in one of the older areas of town, it all rather looks very much the same. In t...Read More