Tech and travel

Taiwan and Seoul

2023-11-04

A week in Taiwan and 5 days in Seoul saw temperatures from 35C to -5C. But the food was great and the sights as well.

The Taipei 101 tower

The Taipei 101 tower

The Chang Kai-shek memorial hall

The Chang Kai-shek memorial hall

View from Taipei 101 just when the sun is setting

View from Taipei 101 just when the sun is setting

View from Taipei 101 after the sun has set

View from Taipei 101 after the sun has set

Baoan temple

Baoan temple

Xingtian temple at night

Xingtian temple at night

Jade cabbage in the National palace museum

Jade cabbage in the National palace museum

View of Taipei from Zhangshan temple near the Maokong gondola

View of Taipei from Zhangshan temple near the Maokong gondola

Linjiang night market in Taipei

Linjiang night market in Taipei

Lion bridge near the Taroko gorge

Lion bridge near the Taroko gorge

Footbridges over the Taroko gorge

Footbridges over the Taroko gorge

Taroko gorge

Taroko gorge

Monkey in Xiulin

Monkey in Xiulin

Taroko gorge

Taroko gorge

Taroko gorge

Taroko gorge

Buluowan bridge over the Taroko gorge

Buluowan bridge over the Taroko gorge

Temples on the Taroko gorge

Temples on the Taroko gorge

Confucius temple in Tainan

Confucius temple in Tainan

Koxinga shrine in Tainan

Koxinga shrine in Tainan

The high speed train to Taipei

The high speed train to Taipei

The Han river as seen from the Lotte tower in Seoul

The Han river as seen from the Lotte tower in Seoul

The Seoul Olympic park as seen from the Lotte tower

The Seoul Olympic park as seen from the Lotte tower

Cheonggyecheon, a park where a highway used to be

Cheonggyecheon, a park where a highway used to be

Cheonggyecheon

Cheonggyecheon

Hanbok clothing for sale in Gwangjang market

Hanbok clothing for sale in Gwangjang market

Food in Gwangjang market

Food in Gwangjang market

Food in Gwangjang market

Food in Gwangjang market

Dongdaemung design plaza

Dongdaemung design plaza

Statue in the Olympic park with the Lotte tower in the background

Statue in the Olympic park with the Lotte tower in the background

Gangnam style statue in Gangnam

Gangnam style statue in Gangnam

Waiting in the Seoul subway

Waiting in the Seoul subway

Pokemon characters doing something apparently

Pokemon characters doing something apparently

View of North Korea from Dora observatory

View of North Korea from Dora observatory

North Korea, with Gaeseong city in the background

North Korea, with Gaeseong city in the background

Zoomed in photo of the 160 meter flagpole in North Korea

Zoomed in photo of the 160 meter flagpole in North Korea

Entrance gate of Gyeongbokgung palace in Seoul

Entrance gate of Gyeongbokgung palace in Seoul

Gyeongbokgung courtyard

Gyeongbokgung courtyard

People in Hanbok clothing get in for free

People in Hanbok clothing get in for free

Throne hall of Gyeongbokgung

Throne hall of Gyeongbokgung

Inside of the throne hall of Gyeongbokgung

Inside of the throne hall of Gyeongbokgung

Gyeongbokgung with Bukaksan mountain in the background

Gyeongbokgung with Bukaksan mountain in the background

Changdeokgung palace

Changdeokgung palace

Road to the Huwon (secret garden) in Changdeokgung palace

Road to the Huwon (secret garden) in Changdeokgung palace

Inside the secret garden of Changdeokgung

Inside the secret garden of Changdeokgung

Inside the secret garden of Changdeokgung

Inside the secret garden of Changdeokgung

Inside the secret garden of Changdeokgung

Inside the secret garden of Changdeokgung

Inside the secret garden of Changdeokgung

Inside the secret garden of Changdeokgung

The National Museum of South Korea

The National Museum of South Korea

Copyright (c) 2023 Michel Hollands