The Olympic ceremony was on in Seoul, and the event was being transmitted live to the on-board television above the driver.
Going to South Korea:
"You going to South Korea?" the American shouted across the platform at Shimonoseki.
2. Waiting With a Wad of Won:
A queue of locals waited at the other side of customs with a wad of Won to buy any surplus duty-free.S
3. Bus to Kyongju:
Kyongju was the home of the Shaman Kings. The valley is dotted with first to eighth century burial tombs, resembling giant-sized molehills.
A Saturday afternoon pastime of the local couples seemed to be to tour the well spread out cultural sights.
6. Changing Money:
When Dave returned, with change of ten thousand and two girls hanging on to him, I put seven in my pocket and handed over the initially agreed upon three.
7. Kimpo International Airport:
Everybody had a destination. The departure board flicked the flights away, new ones climbed the ladder towards boarding; my destination was Taipei.
8. The Seoul Olympics:
After ten days at the Olympics it was satisfying to be on the move again; to be a traveller looking for residence, rather than a resident among travellers.
In Seoul there was never a quiet moment. Not even on the subway returning from the Sports Complex.
10. The Korean People:
The Korean people in Seoul seemed friendly and helpful, and the streets were clean; a necessity as much food trading was done at floor level.
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