Friday, November 14, 2008

Hong Kong pics

A night view of Hong Kong from Kowloon Bay. We took a few shots and this was the best one...

Hong Kong from up on the hillside

A couple Korea Pics

This was at a small art studio in the Insadong area of Seoul

Flora was very excited about this bowl of ice cream mixed with kiwi, oranges, bananas, marshmallow type things ice and chocolate. When I ate it I thought it was just about the best dessert I have ever had.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Playing Piano in Seoul

I met up with Ella Kim in downtown Seoul right next to the capital. I was running late and my Korean cellphone was a bit unreliable, so Ella still didn't believe I was coming until I saw her. And when I saw her I was happy since she was laughing (partly because she couldn't believe I was there having made so many jokes about Korean food, language and culture while interning at the U.N) and she also had some Dunkin Donuts and I had not had breakfast yet!!

Dunkin Donuts are ubiquitous in Korea-- as are 7-elevens and many different food chains and street vendors. Food is definitely one of the most enjoyable parts of being in Korea...if you have been previously initiated to KOREAN CUISINE. This photo was a large set of Piano Keys we found along some back alleyway clustered with all kinds of shops, bars, restaurants and tons of fluorescent lights. Some kid took the photo... Koreans are nice.

Downtown Seoul....filmed by Ella Kim

This was the first video we shot. It came out ok, a bit rough.