Monday, February 12, 2018

Pyeongchang in Seoul

When I went to the US Embassy to collect my new passport, prior to my trip on Wednesday to Cambodia, I noticed that KT (Korea Telecom) had some kind of whiz-bang Pyeongchang Olympics-related activity at Gwanghwamun and so I decided to see what was happening. When you come out the Gwanghwamun madang exit, your ordinary breath-taking vista is a bit obscured by the building:

Inside, you can do various VR Winter Olympic-style events such as hockey (not pictured), bobsled, torch relay and video games that operate by just waving your hands around:

Down the square a little way, you encounter the souvenir shop, suitably overpriced:

And finally, one of those cut-out photo-op things that I find so irresistible:

I know it's been a long time, but I am happy to be back in the Seoul Patch. Perhaps you can hold on until I return from Cambodia for more. I promise, there will be more.