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Fourth of July in Seoul, Korea
Saturday, July 05, 2014      10 comments

We had a great day - spent the afternoon in a lovely park, walked around and got in plenty of steps, played with deer from Taiwan, and then had a traditional burger dinner at a restaurant. Looked for fireworks, saw a little bit of the display f... Read more
Bawled out for eating with chopsticks instead of a spoon
Thursday, July 03, 2014      8 comments

We are having our continuing funny adventures all over Seoul - we have our passports, I was told I was eating my sulgogi all wrong, and we've gotten used to the rainy season. Except one toe, which continues to protest. (I'm still managing 3 to... Read more
Orange flowers, orange mosaic
Sunday, June 29, 2014      7 comments

We're enjoying Seoul so much, we think we're going to stay here a bit longer. (And the prices of rental cars are insane. We could take the train around, but, well, we found so much more to do in this area.) So, more Seoul. ro... Read more
A hidden stream - how cool is that?
Thursday, June 26, 2014      11 comments

There's this semi-hidden stream that runs below street level through the middle of Seoul - it makes a lovely long park, and a great place to walk around on a nice day. rollingluggagers.blogspo
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ground... Read more
Public Art and City Spaces
Monday, June 23, 2014      9 comments

We're having fun in our new neighbourhood - random sculpture scattered around, lots of cafés and restaurants, some gardens, and just lots to see and explore. rollingluggagers.blogspo
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f-art-in-seoul.h... Read more
Weird adventure walking in the park!
Saturday, June 21, 2014      12 comments

We found a few fun parks in our neighbourhood, and were having a good time. And then some sleazy old man offered DH $5 for me!!!! Yes, I'd have smacked the old perv upside the head. Fortunately, I was trying out the exercise machines ... Read more
Made it to the Michelangelo exhibit
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      7 comments

as well as the US Embassy, and the War Memorial, and walked 14,600+ steps - that's about 7 miles for the day. So the fried pork and vegs in a honey sauce for lunch was hopefully burned up. (It truly was about the only thing they served in ... Read more
Travel and toe update
Monday, June 16, 2014      11 comments

I swear, my toe bandage makes it look like my toe is flipping off everyone! Too funny! Not much exciting, but still enjoying Seoul. Weather has been delightful the past few days, definitely summer without being horrendously hot. ... Read more
Adventures in Subway Riding
Friday, June 13, 2014      11 comments

We're having fun in Seoul, and have finally managed the subway system, despite the lack of reading a word of Korean. rollingluggagers.blogspo
t.kr/2014/06/13-june-2014-
dont-you-love-entrance-to.html And we went... Read more
Korean Barbeque - quite an adventure!
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      12 comments

We've been exploring the area our hotel is in, and experimenting with food. Always fun when we can't read the menus, LOL! rollingluggagers.blogspo
t.kr/2014/06/10-june-2014-
yes-this-is-flag-of-south.html And a... Read more
The midnight plane to Seoul
Sunday, June 08, 2014      14 comments

We had a great few last days in KL, and caught our flight to South Korea. The trip, of course, was not without our usual kinds of predicaments, including accidentally overstaying our visa. No, we did not go to jail. rollingluggage... Read more
Monkeys and Fireflies!!!
Thursday, June 05, 2014      8 comments

I went on an actual tour, and visited a bunch of monkeys. One jumped on me from a fence, quite unexpectedly! I swear he gave me whiplash! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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ur-back-on-monkey.html ... Read more
Our report from Ipoh - LOTS of rocks!!!
Sunday, June 01, 2014      10 comments

We had fun wandering around the town of Ipoh, and taking photos of the cave temples - how cool, a temple (or mosque) half in a cave!!!!! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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were-back-in-kl-after-three.html ... Read more
Monkeys and Lions!
Monday, May 26, 2014      16 comments

I had a great afternoon walking in the Botanical Gardens, where I saw two different kinds of monkeys as well as the giant black squirrel (and logged several miles!). Then we went to the Lion Dancing on Stilts international competition - and... Read more
Kek Lok Si Temple
Friday, May 23, 2014      8 comments

I went to the big temple in the middle of the island, which was exceptionally beautiful and interesting. As well as universal, in a Buddhist kind of way. rollingluggagers.blogspo
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