1. Ginseng cures everything (including impotence…)
Yes, this is a picture of the men’s urinal, taken by M. (I must stress…) at the top of the Namsen Tower in Seoul.
As you can see the men are treated to a magnificent view of the city. The women are that not lucky.
Jejudo. M. and I had visions of a small, sun kissed ‘island’ where we could relax, kick back and enjoy – after all it’s South Korea’s number one honeymoon spot.
After reading about the various marvels of nature on this volcanic island, I romanticised about exploring them on foot during the day while spending the evening on a beach (Margarita in hand…) listening to the waves lapping up against Jejudo’s shores. If Jejudo was like Fogo – the Cape Verdian volcanic island whose wild beauty will draw in even the most cynical of tourists – then we were in for a treat. Continue reading
We arrived in South Korea just a few weeks before Buddha’s birthday. At the time I did chide myself for not having timed our visit better. But every cloud has a silver lining and ours came in the form of an impromptu bus trip to the mountain temple town of Heinsa. Continue reading
So instead let me tell you about the Museum called “Love Land” that M. and I visited on the island of Jeju, in South Korea. Continue reading
Never a truer word spoken. (Thank you Arthur Schopenhauer!) Here’s a selection of some of my favourite faces from Cape Verde, India and South Korea.
This post also marks the launch of my smugmug website Chickstravelpics. Yes, you guessed it, it’s a photo site. It’s still a work in progress but we’re getting there… slowly. If you want a lovely slide show of the photos below, click here!
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According to many blogs and websites, travelling is a great way of consolidating a relationship. I couldn’t agree more. In my case it was my first backpacking holiday with M. in Cabo Verde that helped me realise he was indeed my man for life. He valiantly supported three hours of verbal insults as we hiked in beach sandals, over rocky terrain in 40 degree weather, across the Cape Verdian island of Santa Antao. Continue reading
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