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Seoulday #1-South Korea

Yesterday, was my first full day in Seoul. After having coffee at McDonalds, I took the metro to Gyeongbokgung, which is the station for the main palace and museum, it seems. I learned it was Children's day in Korea, which means it was a public holiday. Lots of children we're running around in old fashioned Korean dress, and adults as well. I am not sure what it means.


After that, I decided not to go into the museum. i walked along and found a Korea-Israel-US rally, with speakers, a band, and lots of people watching. I took a seat near the front, and listened to a band play and people waving Israeli flags. I tried to find out what it was about but couldn't because of the loudness. i sat near the back-and asked someone. She mentioned that they we're convinced that Moon Jae-in, the President of South Korea, is a communist-and his meetings with Kim Jong-un are a smokescreen to combine the Koreas under Communist rule. They we're hoping Trump would bomb North Korean and be done with it. They thought that South Korea was similar to Israel, in that they we're both celebrating their 70th birthday, and Syria was trying to target Israel like North Korea was trying to target South Korea (that's what i got).

So this was a prayer service, to pray for Trump to invade North Korea, from what I understand. An Indian preacher got up and spoke for a long, long time. He said how great Koreas innovative history was and how he has nice memories of his Nissan Sonata. (Hyundai is pretty huge in Korea so that was quite a snafu). I took a nice nap during his speech.

Then I walked along to a huge street market covering different streets, looking at various items, like old clothes, food, etc. I walked further along to a long bridge over the highway that had folks playing outdoor pianos, and walked back to the market, and had some food from the street and went back,

Posted by DavidPearlman 15:17 Archived in South Korea

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