Monday, June 30, 2014

Changing of the guard

Here comes more about our adventures at the kings palace.

We had the chance to attend the changing of the guard!

The guards wear colourful traditional uniforms...
...and they carry colourful flags.

A lot of tourists come to watch this spectacle.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Gyeongdokung palace

Today we visited Gyeongdokung palace, an ancient kings palace.

Here we are in front of the main building.

But there are many buildings with patios in between.
Those were the private rooms of an ancient king from the Joeon dynasty.

Here we had a little break on a statue at the parade ground.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

N Seoul Tower

Today we went onto a high tower, where we had a great view over the whole city.

It was quite impressive.

Here you can see how far we are from home!

And here is Seoul by night!

Friday, June 27, 2014

Hyewha art street

Today we visited a street of the city where young artists have a lot of space for their work.

You can find a lot of street are there.

We had a nice walk...
...and enjoyed all the funny colourful pictures.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Shopping in Seoul

Today we made a shopping trip through Seouls shops. In the supermarket you can find many shelves filled with instant noodle soup. It's almost like a "traditional" meal in Korea.

But for lunch we had some really traditional treats by some street food kitchens.
Here you can see traditional Korean clothing. It's a pitiy, there are none in our size.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Gangnam Style

Today we visited the quarter of Seoul called Gangnam. It got famous because of the song Gangnam Style. In the picture you can see us doing the dance.

We walked through the streets. Everything was colourful and noisy.

Everything was colourful and noisy.

Here we met some K Pop stars.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

We visit a Buddhistic temple

 Today we visited a Buddhistic temple in Seoul. Here we are in front of the Buddha.
 The temple was very beautyful. We enjoyed the traditional atmosphere.
We felt honoured to be able to be guests at this holy place.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Tasty Korean Food

 After a long journey you have to eat a proper meal.
 We ate and ate until our stomach hurt.
But there's always room left for some desert. The dish you can see behind is is a traditional Korean desert. Very, very tasty!

Sunday, June 22, 2014

We arrived in Seoul

After our long journey we arrived in Seoul. We were tired, but also very curious. So we went down town to the shopping district Myeongdong. It all was very confusing, because we could not read one of the signs.
The map of the tube was even more confusing. We hope our hosts will find the right way!

Saturday, June 21, 2014

On our way to Seoul

 Today we started our journey to South Korea. We travelled by plane again! First we had to wait a long time for the check in in Düsseldorf. But finally we could board the plane. 
 We had a meal on board of the plane and a little nap.
We had a stop in Abu Dhabi, where we had to wait again. We do not have wifes, so we didn't buy them presents.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

A short break in Stendal

 Today we arrived in Stendal, but we didn't even have time to sty over night. Our next adventure was waiting. We only changed envelopes and started our journey to Krefeld.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Our last day with Julia

Yesterday was our last day with Julia and her family.
 We walked a bit through the city. Here we are at the city pond of Stadtfurt.
In Staßfurt was one of the most sloping towers worldwide! But now a day it doesn't exist anymore...
 Now it was time to say goodbye! It was a nice time with Julia! Our next adventure is waiting! See you soon guys!

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

We deal with the heat

Today was one of the hottest days this year! We were so exhausted that we only could sit in the sand of a playground. We hope that the wether will get a bit colder next days!

Sunday, June 8, 2014

We visit Staßfurt

Yesterday our friend Julia took us to Staßfurt.

Staßfurt was famous for its potash mining.

Here potash was first mined worldwide. That was in 1852!

Our friend Peter showed us all nice places in Staßfurt.