Seoul Calibur OCI: Tourist Edition September 14th 2010 Note: read Seoul Calibur OCI: Drinking Edition before this entry to get the full story.
Sunday began for me at about 2 p.m. I went with Choi to Insadong to buy some gifts for people. It's a big tourist street with lots of high quality shops. We started with some lunch where I ate some soup that was "made from beans" I was told. It was kind of foamy with lumps of bean flavored gunk in it and ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul » Insadong Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more