Korea – Seoul – Part 2

Another aspect of Korean life has to be its chill out lifestyle, other than the hustle of the daily grind.

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We found a quiet spot in the heart of some shopping district. The wife here chilling out over cheesecake and fresh brewed coffee.

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A trip to the famous Seoul Tower.

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And then the Teddy Museum, located within the tower. This little dude here caught my attention. Apparently vandalising the classroom wall lol.

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And of course, the DMZ. The trip was good, although rushed. But we got a good feel of the intensity of the place.

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Well wishes from locals and foreigners. Praying for the peace of both Koreas.

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Kid you not, the railway in the background is still in service. While we were there, a train went by into the North of the border.

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MPs on the guard.

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This is our cool looking guard. Over at the backend, the grey building, is the North side of Korea.

We managed to get a glimpse of a few North Korean soldiers as well.

Lotte World – One of Seoul’s theme park. Apparently this is the world’s largest theme park also.

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A few of our Seoul companions.

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Yes, there is a reason why this is the world’s largest theme park. It was tiring just walking around.

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Korea is an ultra modern country with strong roots in its history. Hence you can find a lot of palaces in Seoul.

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The palace entrance.

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This is supposedly the King’s private quarters.

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The back entrance The Secret Garden?

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House of Fortune!

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A stove, for firewood to provide warmth to the inhabitants during the winter.

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This here is a chimney, that was used to exhaust the fumes from the kitchen and heating.

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The Gate of Longevity!

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The building in the back served as library for the royals of the past.

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The tablets marked the location of each court official for their daily reports to the king. Ranking at 1st, 2nd, etc.

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