Winter in Seoul – Day 3: War Memorial of Korea

*extremely picture-heavy post

It took me a long while to continue with my Winter in Seoul series because a lot has already happened even before reaching half of January.

I do hope to document the remaining ones more frequently as I am now beginning to forget the finer details of our trip. LOL Looking back, it has been exactly a month already since our third day trip to Korea.

So, following our eventful trip to Nami Island in December 13, we had a quick lunch back in Myeongdong (it was quite a disaster, truth be told) before heading out to the War Memorial of Korea. I would not allow our trip to finish without visiting this place because it was after all, the first place we should have visited on our first day right after checking in the guesthouse had we not taken more time resting.

We had a knack for visiting war and history-related areas right off the bat, the same way we went straight to the Joint Security Area trip last year. But unfortunately, it did not materialize on our second visit.

The Sanctuary of National Defense, The War Memorial of Korea

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Four legs good, then two legs… what?

For years, I’ve been hearing about George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” but it was only last week that I’ve bothered reading it.

Pardon my ignorance but I initially thought that the title was just metaphorical and the characters were human. However, after reading a spoiler-free synopsis of the book, the characters were indeed animals so it definitely tickled my fancy.

Hoof and Horn Flag - Animal Farm

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