Korea and wedding photos We had a more slow paced visit to Korea. The highlight was experiencing a Korean Wedding – congratulations to Kerey and Bora. Otherwise, lots of visiting, tea, and people watching. The other new experience was trying out a common Korean pastime – spending half a day at Dragon Spa. It was […]
– They serve half decent tea through the flight – The seatback entertainment systems are usually top of the line – The food is much more interesting – Warmed or cold towels/towelettes before/after meals. – They give you slippers!
– Stray fluffy cats bounding through the snow in park surounding the Temple of Heaven – A “Star-Rated Toilet” – The giant bag of mandarin oranges I was given for my 10 yuan bill (about $1.40). – Realizing that google maps business locations on maps are really more of a it-might-be-on-this-block suggestion. The actual location […]
Weather, roads, and miscommunication seemed to conspire against us visiting any section of the great walls. The morning before our flight to Korea we finally managed to visit Juyong pass. The wall at Juyong pass is impressive not for its size, but because of the very steep ground it covers. It is easy to see […]
All the roads to different great walls were closed again today. It is clear they aren’t equipped to handle this level of snow and cold – every bit of snow we have seen removed has been completely by hand. I’m hoping they are finally open tomorrow – we can try for a quick visit before […]