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Temporary Palace  
   

Temporary Palace

You know, a simple temporary palace after the Japanese burned down the good one. This is my favorite picture.
48 Seoul-Filled Hours

January 27th 2011
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 more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul » Songpa-gu

Korean Flag 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
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2nd February 2011

Love this photo! What beautiful architecture.

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