Some people have a homeland; a place that their heart calls most beautiful on earth, a place they always want to go back to.
The morning of our last full day here dawns much like the other days have, though our morning calm is slightly shorter than usual; we have a… Read more “Palace & Tower – Seoul, South Korea – Day 8”
I am awakened by my heart stopping. Or so it feels. In fact it is nothing more than a startle caused by the TV turning on with… Read more “Fish & Fish – Seoul, South Korea – Day 7”
Today after our morning calm, we stroll up to Hapjeong. We eat lunch in a little fish restaurant at the end of a row of little restaurants… Read more “Adoption & Alleys – Seoul, South Korea – Day 6”
It’s a bright new world, with a bright new Moon president. Or so I hear. South Korea had presidential elections yesterday, and by using Google Translate on… Read more “Moons & Meats – Seoul, South Korea – Day 5”
We take a bus to Namdaemun Market and it’s a fun ride, fun to effortlessly see new bits of Seoul. Namdaemun itself is street after street after street after indoor street of stalls and shops overflowing with clothing and shoes and jewelry and umbrellas and bags and souvenirs and food…which is what really brought us here.
Day three, and we have another relaxed morning, leaving the apartment only in time to grab lunch before Trennis’s appointment: their very first meeting with Andrea, the… Read more “Seoul Streets & Soul Sisters – Seoul, South Korea – Day 3”
The second morning, I manage to sleep until 6 o’clock and I feel better for it. Light already lies over Seoul when I drink my coffee and… Read more “Castle & Coffee – Seoul, South Korea – Day 2”
Waking at 4:30 AM has its advantages. The view from our wall of window is amazing: the wide Han River splitting around a green wooded island, spanned… Read more “Morning Calm & Jet Lag – Seoul, South Korea – Day 1”
The magic of Baltimore is a mixture of old roads and new buildings, of ships quiet on the harbor and cars honking on the streets, of the glittering of a thousand lights in the night and the brilliant warmth of one light in the day, and of people, people, people everywhere and of every sort.