Seoul, South Korea (March 2016)

Gyeongbokgung Palace

Red bean porridge at a cafe near the palace.

Sign for a cat cafe in Myeongdong.

The next two photos are of the DDP building (outside, then inside).

Walking around Bukchon Hanok Village.

Back at the grounds of Gyeongbokgung Palace.

Alley to a tea shop in Insadong.

Delicious honey ginseng tea.


View of the city from Geumsunsa Buddhist Temple.

Traditional Korean drums outside N Seoul Tower.

View from N Seoul Tower.

I marked the two mountains/hills I climbed the next day. Starting in the middle, I went up Baegak first, came back down, went up Inwangsan, and then came back down.

A sign at the start of the trail between the two peaks I climbed along the fotress wall (Baegak and Inwangsan).

The beginning of the trail to Baegak.

Back down at street level.

View from the trail on Inwangsan.

At the top of Inwangsan.

This tea was delicious.

The first few bites of this pastry were delicious, and then it became too much.

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