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Asia » South Korea » Sokcho » Seoraksan June 30th 2011

It’s time for my second blog entry, don’t worry I’m not going to keep telling you the number of my blog entry each time I write one, this will be the last time I do it I promise, but come on it’s still a bit of a novelty for me. After leaving Seoul in perfect sunshine with the temperature at 30 degree’s complete with clear skies I was relieved the rain had made an exit from the scene, however it also made me realise that carrying my rucksack through hot cities is going to be bloody hard work, it’s so heavy and I have a feeling some stuff is going to get dumped in due course. I was very grateful for the air conditioned trains and buses I can tell you. However I ‘m not moaning ... read more
Serroksan National Park - Buddah
Serroksan National Park - Me at the top
Seoraksan - The view I should have had!!

Asia » South Korea » Seoul June 27th 2011

So the journey has begun and it felt about the right time to write my first blog, this trip is throwing up a lot of firsts for me. To put you in the picture I’ve decided to write this blog whist watching the first episode of “An idiot abroad” because whilst I was at the airport waiting to get my flight I kept having flash backs, Plunketts 7 wonders, yeah right its got to be the second idiot abroad for sure! I’m pleased to say there have been no Karl Pilkington moments to date, but I’m sure they will happen in due course so watch this space….. After an exhausting 15 hours and 13,500km of flying I arrived at Inchon airport and this is when the reality of what I was doing set in, it was ... read more
Gyeongbokgung Palace
N Seoul Tower
My first tradional meal!




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