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Photos: Seoul Round 2

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

A few of Ben's pictures
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Seoul Round 2

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | Views [798]

Noon time Saturday June 26th found me with three of my friends climbing off the bus in Seoul.  It felt pretty good to be surrounded by the sounds of city life, culture, non-Korean food and a few awesome people.  Last time my travels were pretty wonderful ... Read more >

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Photos: Seoul: Namdaemun Market and Myeongdong

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 22 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

I met some friends for dinner at Namdaemun market which is the most famous traditional Korean market. We got to it late at night and in the rain but they were still selling a little bit of everything in the world. From live fish to fruit, to furs, dishes, ... Read more >
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Photos: Seoul: Bongeunsa

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 22 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

The largest Buddhist temple in Seoul and it is also, ironically, in one of the busiest sections of the city. To go from the hustle and bustle of Coex, to the silence and sanctity of Bongeunsa, was unreal. The temple is only across the street from Coex ... Read more >
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Photos: Seoul: Coex

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 22 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

The largest underground shopping mall in Asia, is home to Korea's largest aquarium, one of the world's largest movie screens, 260 shops, banquet halls, a casino, a car dealership and over 100 snack bars or resturants. Crazy big... I blew my budget here.... Read more >
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Day Two: Seoul

SOUTH KOREA | Saturday, 22 May 2010 | Views [629]

Woke up Hongjing cooking breakfast, and I mean actual breakfast type food, not Kimbop or something but like eggs, fruit and toast.   His German friend was visiting him from Beijing.   I was so thankful they shared the eggs, toast and good conversation ... Read more >

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Day One:Seoul

SOUTH KOREA | Friday, 21 May 2010 | Views [618]

I woke up at 9am and hit up a family mart for a T Money Card which is a card you can charge up to take the subway.   I tossed 20,000krw on it and when I left on Sunday I still had 10,000 left!   It was so cheap and the subways are really nice and ... Read more >

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Photos: Seoul: Insadong and Jogyesa Temple

SOUTH KOREA | Friday, 21 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

Insadong is the neighborhood in Seoul to visit if you want to learn about Korean Tradition. It is a street full of vendors selling anything traditional, tea houses, art galleries and coffee shops. It is very beautiful and lively. In Insadong is the ... Read more >
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Photos: Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace

SOUTH KOREA | Friday, 21 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

This palace was the main seat of government activity of the Joseon Dynasty which ruled Korea with Seoul as the capital from 1392-1910. It is a very large compound and the grouds also holds the Korean Folk Art museum. The museum rules were no pictures ... Read more >
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Just Getting There: Night One in Seoul

SOUTH KOREA | Thursday, 20 May 2010 | Views [1289]

So this past Friday May 21 st was Buddha’s Birthday, a national holiday in Korea. So I had been planning to shoot up to Seoul for the long weekend and check out some sites.   My co-teacher let me leave school a bit early so could pack and catch ... Read more >

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