Nick in Seoul

Nick and Sherman, Korean War Memorial in Seoul. December 2003

Hello from cold Korea. Well, only about 0 degrees C. Not too cold yet. This picture is from the Korean War Memorial. The tank, for those interested, is an early Korean War era Sherman outside the memorial in Seoul.

Getting around Seoul is easy: just use the subway. Don’t feel embarrased using a subway map, trying to determine where you are. Even the locals get lost. I had two kind people ask me if I needed help. Very friendly people. Also very polite: whilst there is a small communications gap, you can get your message across. Pronunciations of some words still escape me! Visited TechnoMall: its a 10 story building full of stores selling electronic stuff. Didn’t spend too much.

A big thanks to Lonely Planet for a great Seoul guide.