One night in Seoul

July 9, 2009 at 8:41 pm 3 comments

There was a double rainbow when I flew out of Sydney…

I parted my hotel room curtains in Seoul to be greeted with a rainbow as well.

Rainbows on both ends.  I’ll take it to be a good sign 🙂

 

Outside the Seoul Royal Hotel 

 Outside the Seoul Royal Hotel

 …

5 star free hotel night in a funky laneway district.  Can’t get used to the plush though – it’s all hostels from here on!  I took full advantage of my last chance to have a long luxurious bath…at 4am (leftover Hong Kong habits).

Laneway kistch 

Laneway kitsch

 Had some yummy spiderweb-looking nutty sweet…like a powdery nut mixture wrapped in Korean fairy floss? The makers/vendors put on an animated performance and even struck a pose 😀

Friendly sweets vendor

Friendly sweets vendor

 I decided to venture forth as per usual, and stumbled upon a lot of policemen everywhere guarding seemingly nothing at odd hours of the night. 

Police presence?

Police presence?

Managed to get stuck out with the last trains to seedy American soldier-ville (nightlife district near their army base).  On the upside, I got to see military police in uniform (enforcing curfew) and I know how to use the subway now! Still, thank goodness for cheaptastic cabs.

 

6am pick-up at the hotel now for my flight to Madrid.   See you on the other side!

xox

Ange

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  • 1. Alex  |  July 10, 2009 at 1:50 am

    Glad to hear you’re safe and sound my beautiful! Enjoy Madrid – if you have to choose 1 art gallery there, make sure it’s the Reina Sofia! xx

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  • 2. Sarrah & Luke  |  July 12, 2009 at 2:45 am

    Was Seoul like somewhere in Japan? You must have used your little Cam for those night photos?
    Both Mum and I will follow you on this blog and look forward for more photos. Take care!

    Reply
  • 3. Sarrah  |  July 12, 2009 at 7:07 am

    Enjoy the beautiful summer in Europe, looking forward to see your updates. Love you. xox

    Reply

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