Seoul 2012, Day 16: The final … favorites

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I do believe that a visitor is always a visitor. No matter how hard I try to see things beneath the surface, my observations not only reflect a visitor’s perspective more than anything else but also is bias in many ways. I do, however, want to clear the air and say that even though in my eyes the beautiful things in Seoul are overwhelmingly abundant, I do see poverty here as well. And hear about things that are not very pleasant. So before I go on to talk about yet another great thing about Seoul, let me give you one example – not in any way a light one. Continue reading

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Seoul 2012, Day 5: The stairs that lead to nowhere

It is not a new thing to say that Korean people are obsessed with beauty, in their own way and in different areas. With their meticulous attention to detail, and my not wanting to compare, I would just say that everything I see in Seoul has a clean, neat lines in design. Take a look at their chopsticks and spoon, and start from there – very elegant, simple and modern. Continue reading