48 Seoul-Filled Hours

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January 27th 2011
Published: January 30th 2011
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Day 1 Baggage claim at the airport takes forever, but the airport is so streamlined it takes me about 20 steps to get from baggage claim, through customs (which consisted of a glance and stamp and nod) and to the airport bus terminal. There are no trains that run to Spencer and Jessica's neighbourhood (Jamsil area), but a bus runs to Lotte World, an amusement park about a kilometer from their hou... Read Full Entry

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Convenience store frontConvenience store front
Convenience store front

You know, when you need to pick up that octopus you forgot at the store
Glass TowerGlass Tower
Glass Tower

...very literal
Olympic StadiumOlympic Stadium
Olympic Stadium

From the bus
Korea - DensityKorea - Density
Korea - Density

Cool spaceship building with very tall highway exit ramp
New post-tensioned bridgeNew post-tensioned bridge
New post-tensioned bridge

Bringing out the civil engineer in me
Incheon AirportIncheon Airport
Incheon Airport

Culture everywhere!
Starcraft 747.Starcraft 747.
Starcraft 747.

Starcraft is cool for some people... this cool?
Incheon AirportIncheon Airport
Incheon Airport

The gate concourse. There were 30 gates here - only one wing of the airport.
Incheon AirportIncheon Airport
Incheon Airport

This is only 1/2 of the check-in area. If I turn around, it continues in the other direction.

30th January 2011

Very Seoul-ful
'Twas fun reading through your latest adventures - and even more fun looking at the pictures with your great comments. What a fantastic adventure! xo
30th January 2011

Good times!
Sounds like you're off to an amazing adventure! The pictures are already incredible and you're only a week in! Can't wait to read more!
31st January 2011

great !
hahahaha, the more I read your blog, the more jealous I get. omg. I want to leave Korea RIGHT NOW!
31st January 2011

re: great!
Does that mean I did an Ok job on the Korean part? I was worried, trying to get the details done properly!
2nd February 2011
Temporary Palace

Love this photo! What beautiful architecture.
2nd February 2011

Thanks Simone, its probably one of my best photos ever, one of those times when everything just works out!
9th March 2011

You know what scary Andy...? HOw much this looks like the Toronto skyline.

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